Testament of Orpheus

Testament of Orpheus (1960)

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).

  • Jean Cocteau
  • Jean Cocteau
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  • Release Date: 1960-02-18
  • Language: Français
  • Country: FR
  • Runtime: 80

Alice Sapritch

Une Gitane / Gipsy (uncredited)

Annette Stroyberg

Une amie d'Orphée (uncredited)

Jean Marais

Oedipe (uncredited)

Françoise Sagan

Une amie d'Orphée (uncredited)

Yul Brynner

L'huissier / Court usher (uncredited)

Daniel Gélin

L'interne / The intern (uncredited)

Nicole Courcel

La mère maladroite / The Young Mother (uncredited)

Roger Vadim

Lui-même (uncredited)

Charles Aznavour

Le curieux / The Curious Man (uncredited)

Jean Cocteau

Himself - the Poet

François Périer


Henri Crémieux

Le professeur / The Professor (uncredited)

Michael Goodliffe

English Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

Jean-Pierre Léaud

Dargelos / The schoolboy (uncredited)

Françoise Arnoul

Elle-même (uncredited)

Claudine Auger

Minerve (uncredited)

Brigitte Bardot

Elle-même (uncredited)

Lucia Bosé

Une amie d'Orphée / Orphée's Friend (uncredited)

Françoise Christophe

L'infirmière / The Nurse (uncredited)

Daniel Moosmann

2nd Man-Horse (uncredited)

Pablo Picasso

Un ami d'Orphée (uncredited)

Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte

Une gitane / Gipsy (uncredited)
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