"Blood of a Poet"
Directed by Jean Cocteau
Listed as one of the "Ten Best
Films" by the
National Board of Review (1933). Jean Cocteau made his film debut as
the writer, director, and narrator of this haunting masterpiece. In Blood
of a Poet, the sight of his own blood and a sketched mouth that comes
to life drive the hero mad and send him off on a series of bizarre
adventures. "A brilliant invention." - Sight and Sound.
With Lee Miller, Enrico Rivero, and Jean Desbordes. French with
English subtitles, B&W, 55 minutes. Aspect Ratio 1.33:1.