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The Blood of a Poet

Le sang d'un poète

Directed by Jean Cocteau
France, 1932
Short, Fantasy, Avant-Garde


One of cinema’s great experiments, this first installment of the Orphic Trilogy stretches the medium to its limits in an effort to capture the poet’s obsession with the struggle between the forces of life and death.

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