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Rated: 6.5 out of 10 with 2,566 votes.
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).
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6.5N/AFranceFrenchIMDb
Main Actors:
Himself - the Poet
Elle-même (uncredited)
Minerve (uncredited)
Le curieux / The Curious Man ...
Elle-même (uncredited)
Une amie d'Orphée / Orphée's ...
L'huissier / Court usher (unc...
L'infirmière / The Nurse (unc...
La mère maladroite / The Youn...
Le professeur / The Professor...
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English Narrator (voice) (unc...
L'interne / The intern (uncre...
Dargelos / The schoolboy (unc...
Oedipe (uncredited)
Un ami d'Orphée (uncredited)
Heurtebise
Une amie d'Orphée (uncredited)
Une Gitane / Gipsy (uncredited)
Une amie d'Orphée (uncredited)
Lui-même (uncredited)
Title:Testament of Orpheus
Original Title:Le Testament d'Orphée
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Directed by:Jean Cocteau
Genres:FantasyDrama
Keywords:BiographyPoetDeath
Alternative Titles:Il Testamento di Orfeo, The Testament of Orpheus
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