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2011
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Summary
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 a mirrored... More

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Publisher
[Irvington, N.Y.?] : Criterion Collection, c2011.
Edition
Two-DVD special ed., Full screen.
Other Titles
Orphée (Motion picture)
Orpheus
Orphée
Jean Cocteau, autobiography of an unknown.
Villa Santa-Sospir.
Contributors
Paulvé, André.
Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963.
Darbon, Émile.
Marais, Jean, 1913-1998.
Périer, François.
Casarès, Maria
Déa, Marie.
Auric, Georges, 1899-1983.
Janus Films.
Société nouvelle de cinématographie.
Archives françaises du film.
Films du Palais Royal (Production Company)
Discina Film (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Participants/Performers
Jean Marais, François Périer, Maria Casarès, Marie Déa.
Other Contributors
Director of photography, Nicolas Heyer; editor, Jacqueline Sadoul; music, Georges Auric.
Language
French
English
In French; with optional English subtitles.
Notes
Originally released as a motion picture in 1950.
"New digital restoration"--Container.
Accompanying material may include booklet (27 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.) comprising an essay by author Mark Polizzotti, an excerpted article by Jean Cocteau on the film, and an essay on La villa Santo-Sospir... More
System Details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Description
2 videodiscs (96 min.) sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
9781604654646
1604654643
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