Testament of Orpheus

1960 · 77 min

Not Rated7.283%86%75%
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).
Directed By
Jean Cocteau
Written By
Jean Cocteau
Studio
Les Editions Cinégraphiques, Cinédis

Cast of Testament of Orpheus

JC
Jean CocteauSelf, the Poet
HC
Henri CrémieuxThe Professor
FP
FA
Françoise ArnoulSelf (uncredited)
LB
Lucía BoséOrphée's Friend
CA
Charles AznavourThe Curious Man
BB
Brigitte BardotSelf (uncredited)
JM
DG
Daniel GélinThe intern (uncredited)
FC
Françoise ChristopheThe Nurse (uncredited)
NC
Nicole CourcelThe Young Mother (uncredited)
DM
Daniel Moosmann2nd Man-Horse (uncredited)
YB
Yul BrynnerCourt usher (uncredited)
PP
Pablo PicassoA friend of Orphée (uncredited)
MG
Michael GoodliffeEnglish Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
JL
Jean-Pierre LéaudDargelos, the schoolboy
AS
Alice SapritchGipsy (uncredited)
RV
Roger VadimSelf (uncredited)
FS
Françoise SaganA friend of Orphée (uncredited)
AS
Annette StroybergA friend of Orphée (uncredited)
MY
Marie-Josèphe YoyotteGipsy (uncredited)
MC
María CasaresThe Princess

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