• 1949
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Fantasy

A compelling cinematic allegory from one of the great artists of the twentieth century, ORPHEUS is the perfect example of magical filmmaking. Updating the Greek myth and adding an autobiographical element--the story is now set in in contemporary Paris--Cocteau casts his longtime companion Jean Marais as Orpheus, a famous poet married to Eurydice (Marie...read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
Source (1 Credit)
Jacques Cocteau
Producer (1 Credit)
Emil Darbon
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Nicolas Hayer
Editor (1 Credit)
Jacqueline Sadoul
Musical Composer (2 Credits)
Christophe Willibald Gluck
Georges Auric
Art Director (1 Credit)
Jean d'Eaubonne

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