Blood of a poet = Le Sang d'un poete

France, 1930

Film
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This film depicts the metaphorical adventures of a poet and is composed of four episodes: “The Wounded hand or the scars of the poet”; “Do walls have ears”; “The Snow ball fight”; “The Profanation of the host”. The movie has an avant-garde roughness and unpredictability in its construction and use ofsymbols, but it is fundamentally a very characteristic, neo-Romantic study of the joy and agonies of being an artist. It remains extremely interesting and a source of Cocteau’s later work. In French dialogue only - no English subtitles.

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Credits

director

Jean Cocteau

Duration

00:58:00:00

Production places
France
Production dates
1930

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

017750

Language

French

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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