Orphée (Orpheus) Reviews

January 22, 2019
A fiercely post-modern text, prefiguring the French New Wave of the 1960s to express a peculiarly French existential anxiety rising from the rubble of Nazi occupation.
September 13, 2011
August 30, 2011
Cocteau's superb take on the Orpheus myth ascends to glorious audio and visual resolution on Criterion's stunning Blu-ray release of this seminal post-war film.
May 1, 2003
March 28, 2002
Made in 1950, it represents Cocteau at the peak of his creative powers - and formidable powers those are.