Le Testament d'Orphée (1960)

Le Testament d'Orphée

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In his final film, Jean Cocteau brilliantly evokes memories of his past triumphs, Blood of a Poet (1930) and Orpheus (1949). Cocteau casts himself as an aging poet who knows he is dying (as indeed he was); his greatest desire is to be reborn so that he can qualify for celestial immortality. The stellar cast includes such French film favorites as Jean-Pierre Léaud, Jean Marais, and François Perier, along with Hollywood's Yul Brynner and such Cocteau friends and admirers as Pablo Picasso, singer … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Special Interest
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as Himself the Poet

as The Court Usher

as The Professor

as The Princess

as Heurtebise

as The Schoolboy

as Minerva

as English Narrator

as 2nd Man-Dog

as The Master of Ceremo...

as Oedipus

as The Young Mother

as The Intern

as Himself
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