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Orphée [videorecording] = Orpheus /
un film écrit et réalisé par Jean Cocteau ; une production André Paulvé.
imprint
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2000.
description
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
0780022505 :, 0780023161 (set)
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2000.
isbn
0780022505 :
0780023161 (set)
standard identifier
037429141427
publisher #
COC050
ORP020
credits note
Director of photography, Nicolas Hayer ; editor, Jacqueline Sadoul ; music, Georges Auric, Gluck.
general note
"Janus Films."
1.33:1 aspect ratio.
At head of cover title: Jean Cocteau.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1949.
Part 2 of Jean Cocteau's Orphic trilogy.
Special features: Cocteau's 1950 essays on the film; a Cocteau bibliography/filmography.
performer
Cast: Jean Marais (Orpheus), François Périer (Heurtebise), Maria Casarès (the princess), Marie Déa (Eurydice), Henri Crémieux, Juliette Gréco, Roger Blin, Edouard Dermithe, Maurice Carnège, Renè Worms, Raymond Faure, Pierre Bertin, Jacques Varennes, Jean-Pierre Melville.
abstract
Jean Cocteau turns the Orpheus legend into a story of a poet and his encounter with death and the middle world.
language note
In French with optional English subtitles.
catalogue key
5085223
technical details
DVD; Dolby digital mono.

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