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Orpheus

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Fantasy Drama 
19501h 36mOn: HBO MAX The Criterion Channel Kanopy 

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, and streaming with subscription on Kanopy. It's a drama and fantasy movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 97% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (9,937 votes).

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#2,509 Ranked Movie

#199 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#271 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

#394 Ranked in Fantasy Movies

Orpheus has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 97% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (9,937 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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