The Blood of a Poet (Jean Cocteau, 1930)

Fr. Le Sang d’un Poete, 55 min.

Cocteau’s first film, and the first film of what Criterion has dubbed the “Orphic Trilogy.”  Here he establishes themes and methods that he uses again and again in his films.

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Mirrors would do well
to reflect further
before throwing back images.

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