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Aro Recommended Orpheus


aka: Orphee
France 1949, 95 minutes, B/W
Dir. Jean Cocteau
In French with English subtitles
Genres: Foreign Cinema, Drama, Classics / Romance

Topics: Mind-bender.


Aroview: Cocteau's surrealist retelling of the classical tragedy stars Jean Marais as Orphee, the writer who retrieves his wife Eurydice from the dead. A hauntingly beautiful story of true love.

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DVD Features

  • audio commentary
  • aspect ratio: 4:3

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