skip to content
Testament of Orpheus = Testament d'Orpheé Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Testament of Orpheus = Testament d'Orpheé

Author: Jean CocteauAndré PaulvéCANAL+ Image International (Firm)Janus Films.Home Vision (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [New York, NY] : Criterion Collection, 2000.
Series: Jean Cocteau's Orphic trilogy, 3.; Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.); Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 69.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : French : Digitally remastered version
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
In his last film Cocteau portrays an 18th century poet who travels through time on a quest for divine wisdom. In a mysterious wasteland, he meets several symbolic phantoms that bring about his death and resurrection. The film finished the circle of the journey begun in Blood of a Poet, exploring the torturous relationship between the artist and his creations.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Cocteau; André Paulvé; CANAL+ Image International (Firm); Janus Films.; Home Vision (Firm); Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 078002270X 9780780022706 0780023161 9780780023161
OCLC Number: 49373677
Language Note: In French with optional English subtitles.
Notes: "Janus Films and Home Vision Cinema"--Container.
Videodisc release of the 1959 motion picture.
"Under exclusive license from CANAL+ Image International"--Container.
"Special features: Villa Santo Sospir, a color film by Cocteau featuring many of the locations used in Testament of Orpheus; a collection of Cocteau's writings on the film; a Cocteau bibliofilmography"--Container.
Credits: Director/writer, Jean Cocteau ; producer, Jean Thullier ; cinematographer, Nicholas Hayer ; music, Georges Auric.
Performer(s): Cast: Jean Marais, Maria Casarès, François Périer, Maria Dea.
Description: 1 videodisc (80 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Jean Cocteau's Orphic trilogy, 3.; Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.); Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 69.
Other Titles: Testament d'Orpheé.
Jean Cocteau's Testament of Orpheus
Villa Santo Sospir.
Responsibility: un film de Jean Cocteau.
More information:

Abstract:

In his last film Cocteau portrays an 18th century poet who travels through time on a quest for divine wisdom. In a mysterious wasteland, he meets several symbolic phantoms that bring about his death and resurrection. The film finished the circle of the journey begun in Blood of a Poet, exploring the torturous relationship between the artist and his creations.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49373677>
library:oclcnum"49373677"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/49373677>
rdf:typej.1:DVD
rdf:typej.1:Video
rdfs:seeAlso
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"Digitally remastered version."
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:datePublished"2000"
schema:description"In his last film Cocteau portrays an 18th century poet who travels through time on a quest for divine wisdom. In a mysterious wasteland, he meets several symbolic phantoms that bring about his death and resurrection. The film finished the circle of the journey begun in Blood of a Poet, exploring the torturous relationship between the artist and his creations."
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/8295651>
schema:genre"Drama."
schema:genre"Drama"
schema:name"Testament of Orpheus Testament d'Orpheé"
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.