30.09. - 09.10.2021

Opium France 2013 | 77 min | OV | Colour | FF 2013

rated for 0 + years
In the early 1920s, Jean Cocteau fell in love with the writer Raymond Radiguet. Cocteau was 30, Radiguet 10 years younger. It was an unhappy, addictive love affair. When Radiguet died of typhoid in 1923, Cocteau sought solace in opium, plunging from one addiction into another. The film tells this fascinating story as if narrated by Cocteau: associatively, surreally, fantastically. Besides the lovers, the third main character is the music, which as a sounding board reflects a feverish epoch. Opium is a musical based on 14 poems by Cocteau.

Screening on 03.10. in attendance of:
Arielle Dombasle (Director)

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Original title: Opium
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Section: Wort!
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Arielle Dombasle
Screenplay: Arielle Dombasle, Patrick Mimouni, Philippe Eveno, François Margolin based and inspired by the work of Jean Cocteau
Cast: Grégoire Colin, Samuel Mercer, Niels Schneider, Julie Depardieu, Hélène Fillières, Philippe Katerine
Producer: François Margolin
Director of Photography: Léo Hinstin
Music: Philippe Eveno
Production Design: Vincent Darre
Editor: Xavier Sirven
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Margo Cinema
Production: Margo Cinema


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