Testament of Orpheus (1960)

Outside time and reality, the experiences of a poet. The judgement of the young poet by Heurtebise and the Princess, the Gypsies, the palace of Pallas Athena, the spear of the Goddess which pierces the poet's heart, the temptation of the Sphinx, the flight of Oedipus and the final Assumption. This film is the third part of Cocteau's Orphic Trilogy, which consists of The Blood of a Poet (1930), Orpheus (1950) and Testament of Orpheus (1960).

Directing:
  • Jean Cocteau

Writing:
  • Jean Cocteau

Stars:
Release Date: 1960-02-18
themoviedb icon 7.7/10
  • Country: FR
  • Language: Français
  • Runtime: 80

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Henri Crémieux
Henri Crémieu...
Le professeur / The Professor (uncredited)
Jean Cocteau
Jean Cocteau
Himself - the Poet
Françoise Arnoul
Françoise Arn...
Elle-même (uncredited)
Claudine Auger
Claudine Auge...
Minerve (uncredited)
Charles Aznavour
Charles Aznav...
Le curieux / The Curious Man (uncredited)
Brigitte Bardot
Brigitte Bard...
Elle-même (uncredited)
Lucia Bosé
Lucia Bosé
Une amie d'Orphée / Orphée's Friend (uncredited)
Yul Brynner
Yul Brynner
L'huissier / Court usher (uncredited)
Françoise Christophe
Françoise Chr...
L'infirmière / The Nurse (uncredited)
Nicole Courcel
Nicole Cource...
La mère maladroite / The Young Mother (uncredited)
Edouard Dermithe
Edouard Dermi...
Cégeste
Michael Goodliffe
Michael Goodl...
English Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Daniel Gélin
Daniel Gélin
L'interne / The intern (uncredited)
Jean-Pierre Léaud
Jean-Pierre L...
Dargelos / The schoolboy (uncredited)
Jean Marais
Jean Marais
Oedipe (uncredited)
Daniel Moosmann
Daniel Moosma...
2nd Man-Horse (uncredited)
Pablo Picasso
Pablo Picasso
Un ami d'Orphée (uncredited)
François Périer
François Péri...
Heurtebise
Françoise Sagan
Françoise Sag...
Une amie d'Orphée (uncredited)
Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte
Marie-Josèphe...
Une gitane / Gipsy (uncredited)
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