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

Françoise Arnoul

Self (uncredited)

Yul Brynner

Court usher (uncredited)

Charles Aznavour

The Curious Man

Françoise Sagan

A friend of Orphée (uncredited)

François Périer


Daniel Gélin

The intern (uncredited)

Jean Cocteau

Self, the Poet

Henri Crémieux

The Professor

Lucía Bosé

Orphée's Friend

Brigitte Bardot

Self (uncredited)

Jean Marais


Françoise Christophe

The Nurse (uncredited)

Nicole Courcel

The Young Mother (uncredited)

Daniel Moosmann

2nd Man-Horse (uncredited)

Pablo Picasso

A friend of Orphée (uncredited)

Michael Goodliffe

English Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

Jean-Pierre Léaud

Dargelos, the schoolboy

Alice Sapritch

Gipsy (uncredited)

Roger Vadim

Self (uncredited)

Annette Stroyberg

A friend of Orphée (uncredited)

Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte

Gipsy (uncredited)

María Casares

The Princess
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