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ORPHEE (1949)

ORPHEE <span>(1949)</span> artwork

ORPHEE (1949)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 95

Release dates 05/03/2004, 01/10/1990

BBFCInsight mild violence

Genre(s) Fantasy, Drama

Director(s) Jean Cocteau

Cast includes Jean Marais, Francois Perier, Maria Casares, Marie Dea, Edouard Dermithe, Juliette Greco

Summary ORPHEE is a 1950 fantasy drama in which a poet descends into the Underworld looking for his wife.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 14/09/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

ORPHEE is a French language surreal drama, from 1950, in which a poet becomes obsessed with death.

Violence

There are undetailed fist fights, shootings and a scene in which a man gasses himself. There are also brief images of corpses.

Death is a theme of the film.

Details

Title
ORPHEE
Also known as
ORPHEUS,ORPHÉE
Year
1949
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Films de France Ltd,British Film Institute Ltd,BFI (Collections),BFI Films
Classified date(s)
14/09/2018
Main language
French
BBFC reference
AZF022288

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