by Jean Cocteau• 1949• 1h35• Dramawith François Perrier, Jean Marais, Maria Casarès
35 mmFrench2 subtitles languages
Jean Cocteau's dreamlike transposition of the famous myth into post-war Paris. A well-known poet from Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Orpheus is bewitched by an enigmatic princess who is none other than Death. For her, he abandons his wife, Eurydice. But the Princess, understanding the impossibility of their love, returns Orpheus to Eurydice...
- running time1h35
- rights end05/07/2011
- filming format35 mm
- colourBlack and white