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Jean Cocteau: Autoportrait D'un Inconnu
Jean Cocteau: Autobiography of an Unknown
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Edgardo Cozarinsky’s first-person documentary shows Cocteau recounting his artistic life in post-World War I Paris and highlights his encounters with such figures as Diaghilev, Nijinsky, Picasso, Jean Renoir and Stravinsky.
A compilation of material featuring moments from various Cocteau films and collaborations such as Les enfants terribles, Argentinian writer-filmmaker Cozarinsky’s evocative “autoportrait” is one of a series of seminal works on the cinema made by the director.
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