Film

Orpheus

by

Dir. Jean Cocteau (1949).
Cocteau’s brilliant, hokey transposition of the Greek myth to postwar (or is it German-occupied?) France is not only his most successful essay in pop surrealism but one of the most influential French movies of the 1940s.

Wed., Nov. 23, 1:30 p.m.; Fri., Nov. 25, 1:30 p.m., 2011