orphee16Orphée, Directed by: Jean Cocteau for Andre Paulve Films, 1949 

Orphée, 1949, gorgeous allegorical fantasy in which the legend of Orpheus is retold as if it takes place in post war France. Directed by Jean Cocteau and starring Jean Marais it gives a surrealistic picture of the story complete with a stunning journey through the Underworld. I love to watch the sets. If you like Cocteau’s, Beauty and the Beast, you will love this.

Cast Includes:

  • Jean Marais …. Orphée
  • François Périer …. Heurtebise
  • María Casares …. The Princess
  • Marie Déa …. Eurydice
  • Henri Crémieux …. The Man
  • Juliette Gréco …. Aglaonice
  • Roger Blin …. Writer
  • Edouard Dermithe …. Cegeste
  • Maurice Carnege …. Judge
  • René Worms …. Judge
  • Raymond Faure
  • Pierre Bertin (I) …. The Inspector
Videos from this film:

Orpheus 1949 Movie Trailer

Orpheus – La traversée du Miroir – Cocteau



Orpheus (1950) – Psychanalyse du passage du miroir

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A Tale of Two Cities  |  Little Women |  Wuthering Heights 

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The Seventh Veil  |  Best Years of our Lives |  Orphee

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