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Orpheus

Cast

Jean Marais, María Casares, François Périer, Marie Déa View All


Crew

Jean Cocteau (Director), Jean Cocteau (Writer) View All

Release: Sep. 29th, 1950
Runtime: 1 hour, 36 minutes
At the Café des Poètes in Paris, a fight breaks out between the poet Orphée and a group of resentful upstarts. A rival poet, Cègeste, is killed, and a mysterious princess insists on taking Orpheus and the body away in her Rolls-Royce. Orphée soon finds himself in the underworld, where the Princess announces that she is, in fact, Death. Orpheus escapes in the car back to the land of the living, only to become obsessed with the car radio. This...

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