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Directors MORE DIRECTORS CHECKLIST SERIES - Volume #306 - THE FILMS OF JEAN COCTEAU

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  1. Bill McA

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    Volume #306 - Jean Cocteau

    The Testament of Orpheus (1960)
    8 X 8: A Chess Sonata in 8 Movements (1957)
    La Villa Santo-Sospir (1952)
    Coriolan (1950)
    Orpheus (1949)
    Les Parents Terribles (1948)
    The Eagle Has Two Heads (1948)
    Beauty and the Beast (1946)
    The Blood of a Poet (1930)
    Jean Cocteau fait du cinèma (1925)
     
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    Rated from [​IMG] to [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Titles in RED
    are theatrical screenings

    Jean Cocteau
    Jul 5, 1889 - Oct 11, 1963

    The Testament of Orpheus (1960) (Own the DVD, haven't watched it yet)
    8 X 8: A Chess Sonata in 8 Movements (1957)
    La Villa Santo-Sospir (1952)
    Coriolan (1950)
    Orpheus (1949) (Own the DVD, haven't watched it yet)
    Les Parents Terribles (1948) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Eagle Has Two Heads (1948)
    Beauty and the Beast (1946) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] (Own the DVD)
    The Blood of a Poet (1930) [​IMG] [​IMG] (Own the DVD)
    Jean Cocteau fait du cinèma (1925)


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    Beauty and the Beast and the Orphic Trilogy.
     
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    Beauty and the Beast (1946)
    The Blood of a Poet (1930)
     
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    JEAN COCTEAU (1889 - 1963)


    The Testament of Orpheus (1960)
    8 X 8: A Chess Sonata in 8 Movements (1957)
    La Villa Santo-Sospir (1952)

    Coriolan (1950)
    Orpheus (1949) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Les Parents Terribles (1948)
    The Eagle Has Two Heads (1948)
    Beauty and the Beast (1946) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Blood of a Poet (1930) [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Jean Cocteau fait du cinèma (1925)
     
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    In order of merit:


    1.Orpheus (1949) ****
    2.Beauty and the Beast (1946) ****
    3.Les Parents Terribles (1948) ***
    4.The Blood of a Poet (1930) ***
    5.The Testament of Orpheus (1960) ***
    6.The Eagle Has Two Heads (1948) **1/2
    7.La Villa Santo-Sospir (1952) **1/2
     
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    1. The Testament of Orpheus - B+
    2. Beauty and the Beast - B
    3. Orpheus - B
    4. Blood of a Poet - C+


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    Orpheus (1949) - 6/10
    Beauty and the Beast (1946) - 10/10
    The Blood of a Poet (1930) - 4/10


    Love Belle et la Bete, love surrealism, but somehow Cocteau + surrealism doesn't work for me.
     
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