Who is Cocteau?

  • (noun): French writer and film maker who worked in many artistic media (1889-1963).
    Synonyms: Jean Cocteau

Some articles on cocteau:

Ballets By Jean Cocteau - Bibliography
... Cocteau, Jean, Le Coq et l'Arlequin notes autour de la musique – avec un portrait de l'auteur et deux monogrammes par P ... Picasso, Paris, Éditions de la Sirène, 1918 Cocteau, Jean, Le Grand Écart, 1923, his first novel Cocteau, Jean, Le Numéro Barbette, an influential essay on the ... Great Britain, 1947 Cocteau, Jean, The Eagle Has Two Heads, adapted by Ronald Duncan, Vision Press Ltd ...
Treasure (Cocteau Twins Album) - Reception
... Pitchfork listed Treasure as the 98th best album of the 1980s, writing, "Cocteau Twins' third album was titled simply enough ... for years to come", and noted that the record signalled the start of the Cocteau Twins' "signature ethereality" ... a thorough and complete triumph." BBC Online wrote, "Treasure was where the Cocteau Twins first got it 100 percent right." ...
Les Parents Terribles (film) - Critical Reception
... of it was overwhelmingly favourable and Cocteau was repeatedly congratulated on having produced an original piece of cinema out of a work of the theatre for example, "It is what one may ... idea of "pure cinema" and tried to analyse how Cocteau had succeeded in creating it out of the most uncinematic material imaginable ... Secondly, Cocteau shows unusual freedom in his choice of camera positions and movements, seldom resorting to the conventional means of filming dialogue with reverse angle shots, and introducing close-ups and ...
Dewdrops Records
... of songs from the 4AD catalog, including such acts as Cocteau Twins and The Pixies ... This compilation was notable in that it featured the exclusive United States-release of a Cocteau Twins track "Touch Upon Touch" that had previously only been ... The last release, in 2002, Half Gifts A Tribute to the Cocteau Twins was a fitting thing to close with ...
L'Aigle à Deux Têtes
... L'Aigle à deux têtes is a French play in three acts by Jean Cocteau, written in 1943 and first performed in 1946 ... Cocteau also directed a film of his play which appeared in 1948 ... Cocteau said that he took his inspiration for the play from the separate stories of Ludwig II of Bavaria and of the Empress Elisabeth of Austria ...

Famous quotes containing the word cocteau:

    Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is what’s known as infinity.
    —Jean Cocteau (1889–1963)

    Wealth is an inborn attitude of mind, like poverty. The pauper who has made his pile may flaunt his spoils, but cannot wear them plausibly.
    —Jean Cocteau (1889–1963)

    When a work appears to be ahead of its time, it is only the time that is behind the work.
    —Jean Cocteau (1889–1963)