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Fantasy Romance 
19501h 36mOn: HBO MAX The Criterion Channel Kanopy Tags: Classic Adaptation Country: France

At the Café des Poètes in Paris, a fight breaks out between the poet Orphée and a group of resentful upstarts. A rival poet, Cègeste, is killed, and a mysterious princess insists on taking Orpheus and the body away in her Rolls-Royce. Orphée soon finds himself in the underworld, where the Princess announces that she is, in fact, Death. Orpheus escapes in the car back to the land of the living, only to become obsessed with the car radio. This film is the central part of Cocteau's Orphic Trilogy, which consists of The Blood of a Poet (1930), Orpheus (1950) and Testament of Orpheus (1960).Orpheus featuring Jean Marais and María Casares is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, and 1 other. It's a drama and fantasy movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (11,204 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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#1 Ranked in Movies on TCM

#42 Ranked in Romance Movies

#59 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

Orpheus has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (11,204 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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