Dir. Jean Cocteau (1950). Cocteaus brilliant, hokey transposition of the Greek myth to postwar (or is it occupied?) France is not only his most successful essay in pop surrealism but, thanks in part to the impression it made on the young Jean-Luc Godard, among the most influential French movies of its era.
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