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Orpheus

Orpheus(1949)

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Brief Synopsis

A poet follows his dead wife into the underworld, only to fall in love with Death.

Cast & Crew

Jean Cocteau Director
Francois Perier Heurtebise
Maria Casares Princess
Juliette Gréco Aglaonice
Roger Blin Writer
Jean Cocteau Voice S
Nicolas Hayer Cinematographer
Jean Cocteau Screenwriter
Jean Cocteau Play As Source Material
Andre Paulve Producer
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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1949 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co: 
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Janus Films .....Production Company, Discina International Films .....Theatrical Distributor, Kino International .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Nelson Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  not available
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  • Don't Look at "Orpheus"

    disinterested spectator 2014-06-13

    The movie begins in The Poet's Cafe, where a bunch of hoodlum poets hang out. Orpheus is hated by the rest of the poets in the cafe, because his... MORE>

  • French poet transformed by love

    Will Fox 2014-06-09

    Modernization of Greek myth: Initially self-centered, poet Orpheus becomes fascinated with the Princess of Death. French poets riot, when one of their own... MORE>

  • Orpheus

    Goetan 2013-06-15

    A visually appealing update of the Orphic myth. Marais is Orpheus, a poet whose marriage to Eurydice is challenged after an encounter with Death in the... MORE>