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Orphée

Author: Jean CocteauAndré PaulvéJean MaraisFrançois PérierMarie DéaAll authors
Publisher: [New York, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2011] ©2011
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 68.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : French : Two-DVD special editionView all editions and formats
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A 1950 update of the Orphic myth by Jean Cocteau that depicts a famous poet scorned by the Left Bank youth, and his love for both his wife Eurydice and a mysterious princess. Seeking inspiration, the poet follows the princess from the world of the living to the land of the dead through Cocteau's famous mirrored portal. Orpheus represents the legendary Cocteau at the height of his abilities for peerless visual poetry  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Experimental films
Fiction films
Feature films
Foreign language films
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Drama
Interviews
Named Person: Orpheus, (Greek mythological character); Jean Cocteau; Jean Cocteau; Jean Cocteau; Orpheus, (Greek mythological character)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Cocteau; André Paulvé; Jean Marais; François Périer; Marie Déa; Georges Auric; Janus Films,; Société nouvelle de cinématographie,; Archives françaises du film,; Criterion Collection (Firm),
ISBN: 9781604654646 1604654643
OCLC Number: 740926034
Language Note: In French with optional subtitles in English.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1950.
"New digital restoration."--Container.
The second film in a series sometimes referred to as Jean Cocteau's Orphic trilogy.
Special features: Jean Cocteau : autobiography of an unknown (1984), a feature-length documentary; Jean Cocteau and his tricks (2008), a video interview with assistant director Claude Pinoteau; 40 minutes with Jean Cocteau (1957), an interview with the director; In search of jazz (1956), an interview with Cocteau on the use of jazz in the film; La villa Santo-Sospir (1951), a 16 mm color film by Cocteau; gallery of images by French-film portrait photographer Roger Corbeau; raw newsreel footage from 1950 of the Saint-Cyr military academy ruins, a location used in the film; original theatrical trailer; audio commentary by French-film scholar James S. Williams.
Credits: Director of photography, Nicolas Heyer; editor, Jacqueline Sadoul; music, Georges Auric.
Cast: Jean Marais, François Périer, Marie Déa, Maria Casarès.
Description: 2 videodiscs (95 min.) : sound, black&white ; 4 3/4 in + 1 booklet (27 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Details: DVD format; NTSC, Region 1; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: Disc 1. Feature --
disc 2. Special features.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 68.
Other Titles: Villa Santa-Sospir.
Orpheus
Responsibility: SNC Groupe M6 ; CNC A, Archives françaises du film ; André Paulvé présente ; un film écrit et réalisé par Jean Cocteau ; une production André Paulvé.

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A 1950 update of the Orphic myth by Jean Cocteau that depicts a famous poet scorned by the Left Bank youth, and his love for both his wife Eurydice and a mysterious princess. Seeking inspiration, the poet follows the princess from the world of the living to the land of the dead through Cocteau's famous mirrored portal. Orpheus represents the legendary Cocteau at the height of his abilities for peerless visual poetry and dreamlike storytelling.

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