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1,612 Ratings

Orpheus

Orphée

Directed by Jean Cocteau
France, 1950
Fantasy, Romance

Synopsis

This 1950 update of the Orphic myth by Jean Cocteau depicts a famous poet (Jean Marais) scorned by the Left Bank youth, and his love for both his wife Eurydice (Marie Déa) and a mysterious princess (Maria Casarès).

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Orpheus Directed by Jean Cocteau

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2008

Berlin International Film Festival

1985

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