Jean Cocteau. Trilogy about Death, or Between Dionysius and Apollo


The article is devoted to three films made by Jean Cocteau - Le Sang d'un poиte, Orphйe, Le Testament d'Orphйe, that form a trilogy of a kind. The author analyses the main image system of the trilogy in Apollonic and Dyonisic terms and comes to certain typological conclusions about Cocteau's mythology. Beside exploring the "modern" myth of Poet and Death, the article describes the cultural context around each of the mentioned ilms


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