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What's your favorite film by Jean Cocteau?

The Blood of a Poet
1 (5%)
La belle et la bête
4 (20%)
The Eagle with Two Heads
0 (0%)
Les parents terribles
0 (0%)
Orpheus
3 (15%)
Testament of Orpheus
0 (0%)
haven't seen any
11 (55%)
don't like any
1 (5%)
other
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 19

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MartinTeller

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Cocteau, Jean
« on: October 08, 2010, 11:08:02 AM »
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Re: Director's Best: Jean Cocteau
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2010, 11:10:17 AM »
1. Beauty and the Beast
2. Orphée
3. The Testament of Orpheus
4. The Blood of a Poet


One bonafide masterpiece, and three with some good ideas but they struck the wrong tone with me.  I feel like he takes himself a little too seriously and thinks far too highly of himself.
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Re: Director's Best: Jean Cocteau
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2010, 11:18:38 AM »
Haven't seen any.

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Re: Director's Best: Jean Cocteau
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2010, 11:30:11 AM »
I feel like he takes himself a little too seriously and thinks far too highly of himself.
I agree and couldn't say that I liked anything I saw, inc Beauty and the Beast
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Re: Director's Best: Jean Cocteau
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2010, 11:31:41 AM »

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Re: Director's Best: Jean Cocteau
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2010, 11:50:24 AM »
I've only seen The Testament of Orpheus. It was alright.
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Re: Director's Best: Jean Cocteau
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2010, 12:19:19 PM »
Only seen Beauty and the Beast, but I liked it.
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Re: Director's Best: Jean Cocteau
« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2010, 03:13:35 PM »
Orphée
everything about it is
so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so sofabulous

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Re: Director's Best: Jean Cocteau
« Reply #9 on: October 08, 2010, 03:47:03 PM »
The Linda Hamilton one.
I wish Cocteau had worked with Perlman more.
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