Orpheus (1950)
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112 min | Fantasy, Drama, Romance

A poet in love with Death follows his unhappy wife into the underworld.
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Cinematographer
Editor
Jacqueline Sadoul (as J. Sadoul)
Production Designer
Jean d'Eaubonne (as D'Eaubonne)
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Updated Mar 1, 1950

Release date
Nov 29, 1950 (United States)

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27 cast members
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Jean Marais
Orphée Orphée   See fewer
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François Périer
Heurtebise Heurtebise   See fewer
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María Casares
The Princess - Death The Princess - Death   See fewer
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Marie Déa
Eurydice Eurydice   See fewer
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Henri Crémieux
L'éditeur L'éditeur   See fewer
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Juliette Gréco
Aglaonice Aglaonice   See fewer
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Roger Blin
The Poet The Poet   See fewer
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Edouard Dermithe
Jacques Cégeste Jacques Cégeste   See fewer
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André Carnège
Judge (as Maurice Carnège) Judge (as Maurice Carnège)   See fewer
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Raymond Faure
Journaliste Journaliste   See fewer
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Pierre Bertin
Le commissaire Le commissaire   See fewer
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Paul Amiot
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philippe Bordier
Young Man at Café des Poètes (uncredited) Young Man at Café des Poètes (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claude Borelli
Une bacchante (uncredited) Une bacchante (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean-Louis Brau
Un jeune homme à la terrasse du flore (uncredited) Un jeune homme à la terrasse du flore (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Cocteau
Narrator (voice) (uncredited) Narrator (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Renée Cosima
Une bacchante (uncredited) Une bacchante (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jacques Doniol-Valcroze
Young Man at Café des Poètes (uncredited) Young Man at Café des Poètes (uncredited)   See fewer
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René Lacourt
Postman (uncredited) Postman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Julien Maffre
Un agent de police (uncredited) Un agent de police (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claude Mauriac
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Jean-Pierre Melville
Le directeur de l'hôtel (uncredited) Le directeur de l'hôtel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean-Pierre Mocky
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Henri San Juan
Young Man at Café des Poètes (uncredited) Young Man at Café des Poètes (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Tabournot
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8 / 10 | 11,716 votes