Jean Cocteau - le sang d'un poete (the blood of a poet) 1930

[Blood of a Poet] Having seen Clerks Cocteau's snowball obsession takes on a whole new light. Oh those crazy French. This was shot back in the day, when dissolves were hi-tech and art with meaning was considered retrograde. More literary than Un Chien Andalou, and somehow the worse for it. Some Savanarola thingamajig 'bout not destroying statues lest one would be a statue oneself, notions of immortality not too far from the pool hall Twilight Zone. More when I care...

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