Cover image for Le sang d'un poète The blood of a poet
Title:
Le sang d'un poète The blood of a poet
Author:
Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
An artist is driven mad by the sight of his own blood and a drawing of a mouth that seems to come to life. The combination sends him off on a series of bizarre adventures that strive to explain how artists become obsessed with their own works.
General Note:
"Janus Films, Canal+ Image International."

Originally released as a motion picture in 1930.

1.33:1 aspect ratio.

Part 1 of Jean Cocteau's Orphic trilogy.

Includes: Jean Cocteau : autoportrait d'un inconnu = Jean Cocteau = autobiography of an unknown artist / scénario, Edgardo Cozarinsky sur une idée de Carole Weisweiller ; réalisation, Edgardo Cozarinsky. 1984 (66 min.).

Special features: collection of rare and behind-the-scenes photos; a transcript of Cocteau's lecture given at a 1932 screening of The blood of a poet and a 1946 essay on the film by Cocteau; and a Cocteau bibliography/filmography.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
French
Personal Subject:
Added Uniform Title:
Jean Cocteau, autoportrait d'un inconnu.

Jean Cocteau, autobiography of an unknown artist.
ISBN:
9780780023079

9780780023161
UPC:
037429147429
Format :
DVD