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ORPHEE
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ORPHEE

Directed by : Jean COCTEAU

Year of production : 1949 Length : 93 minutes

Synopsis

"Orpheus" is Jean Cocteau’s poetic retelling of the celebrated myth in a modern setting. Famous Left Bank poet, Orpheus is enchanted by Death in the guise of an enigmatic Princess, for whom he leaves his wife, Eurydice. But the Princess, knowing the impossibility of their love, sends Orpheus back to Eurydice...

This film is dedicated to Christian Bérard

Credits

- Film Editor

- Sound

- Music

- Cinematography

- Director

- Script / Dialogue

- Set decorator

Casting

- The Princess

- Eurydice

- Aglaonice

- Cégeste

- Heurtebise

- Orpheus

Film's poster © DR

Further information

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Contacts

Production

ANDRE PAULVE FILM / FILMS DU PALAIS ROYAL


Distribution

SND - GROUPE M6 - T: 33 0141926666 - www.sndm6group.com


International sales

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