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YHayaux: There are truths which one can only say after having won the right to say them (Jean Cocteau)

BramMeehan: I’ve gotten a preview of the new shop(s) space, just across the street in Guadalupe Station, almost exactly opposite the Jean Cocteau — this is going to be the start of an amazing new phase for Big Adventure.

firewalkwithhim: The blood of poet - 1932 Jean Cocteau

edwereddie: Bown, Jane (UK 1925-2014) - Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) avec Karoun Jane Hope Bown was an English photographer who worked for The Observer newspaper from 1949

brendengallager: This afternoon’s film was Jean Cocteau’s “Orpheus,” in which two Grim Reapers get horny for a husband and wife and challenge the laws of Heaven and Earth. Also, it is a metaphor for the French Resistance. It rocks. (HBOMax / Criterion)

extra_ezra: NW: Jean Cocteau’s Orpheus, trying to catch all the films I should’ve seen in film school

YHayaux: There are truths which one can only say after having won the right to say them (Jean Cocteau)

5Tunesaday: P.S. Fast forward to 1981 to hear a very different, but equally brilliant Bill Nelson sound, & his other major influence - Jean Cocteau…

BostonLibertine: 'On Twelfth night Sir, by than good token, / When Jean Cocteau was broken!' I thought

elementsdeco: Cardboard vase and graphic face, Jean Cocteau style face, decoration, originality and style

AmbundoMuliro: “ The Poet Is A Liar, Who Always Speaks The Truth. ” Jean M.E Clement Cocteau. French Designer. PlayWright And Film-Maker. Poet. [1889-1963]

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mysterioussasa: the prettiest dresses are worn to be taken off - jean cocteau

GSWSyndicate: Silence moves faster when it�s going backward. ~Jean Cocteau

mysterioussasa: silence moves faster when it’s going backward -jean cocteau

MelbCteq: This screening will be the first double feature in 'Jean Cocteau: The Poetry of Dreams': ORPHÉE (1950) and LES PARENTS TERRIBLES (1948).

edwereddie: Jean Cocteau, Hollywood Sleep, 1953, oil on panel

C8257877: Jean Cocteau by Germaine Krull, 1929

MIsabellll: “Don’t confuse the truth with the opinion of the majority.” — Jean Cocteau

ashgrayfilms: "Film is a petrified fountain of thought." ~ Jean Cocteau

GemmitiMoreno: Jean Cocteau and Edith Piaf, 1940, photo by Serge Lido

doug_marco: Orpheus at the Lyre red earthenware by Jean Cocteau (1958).

ojalart: “The moment one becomes aware of the crowd, performs for the crowd, it is spectacle.” —Jean Cocteau

1stDibs: Jean Cocteau was a painter, ceramicist, poet, writer and filmmaker considered among the most important artists of French Surrealism. This highly collectible piece by Cocteau is made of white earthenware with grey-blue engobe and white oxide

RickLondonGreen: Silence moves faster when it�s going backward. ~Jean Cocteau

iEl_if: "Tact in audacity consists in knowing how far we may go too far." - Jean Cocteau

op109: Jean Cocteau’s study, Milly la-Foret, France. Works by Jean Cocteau, Renoir and Dufy. roberthadley

MNihilio: Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. ~ Jean Cocteau ~

CocteauCinema: “When a work appears to be ahead of its time, it is only the time that is behind the work.” - Jean Cocteau Famous for La Belle et la Bête (1946; Beauty and the Beast), Cocteau's passion for art and love of the bizarre inspires us as we celebrate offbeat stories and artists.

welfordwrites: A true poet does not bother to be poetical. Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses. Jean Cocteau

parisreview: “The moment one becomes aware of the crowd, performs for the crowd, it is spectacle.” —Jean Cocteau

mubi: Pedro Almodóvar teams up with Tilda Swinton for a loose adaptation of Jean Cocteau’s timeless play.

Lady_Zeon: I’m watching a very classy double feature with a friend, today. Jean Cocteau’s 1946 Beauty and the Beast, and Fritz Lang’s 1927 Metropolis

soupdragonsoup: I’m at my work bathroom using my phone and these two old ladies having a conversation about Jean Cocteau through the stalls while they pee

blauwerke: Jean Cocteau, Home Office.

blauwerke: Jean Cocteau, Home Office.

VintageArtCafe: Jean Cocteau's version of Beauty and the Beast is still the best.

2l3DnUXTnARw1OK: The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth. Jean Cocteau

not__will_: what do u mean it’s not g*y and is a reimagining of jean cocteau’s the human voice

cylocyziruzu: The poet never asks for admiration; he wants to be believed. Jean Cocteau

78sffe: Tact consists in knowing how far to go too far ~Jean Cocteau

BostonLibertine: But Curst be Jean Cocteau, / And Elvis Peering-Eye be accurst

C_TAG25vflact: Ella Fitzgerald showing her gift; a self portrait of Jean Cocteau…

welfordwrites: We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don't like? Jean Cocteau

Apps4iDevices: One more time. A copy....

sadnessofjapan: "To know that our creations are addressed only to those who emit waves of the same length." -- Jean Cocteau, "Diary of an Unknown"

GSWSyndicate: Silence moves faster when it�s going backward. ~Jean Cocteau

Woodywoman: The truth is not to be confused with the opinion of the majority. Jean Cocteau

sherilucia1: “i've always preferred mythology to history. history is truth that becomes an illusion. mythology is an illusion that becomes reality.” ― jean cocteau

DMovies_org: Pedro Almodovar toys with language in featurette adapted from a monodrama by Jean Cocteau, and with Tilda Swinton at the helm On Mubi tonight (also available on other VoD platforms):

kodreaaesthetic: I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul. Jean Cocteau CHILLOUT ON KOBIEBREAK

mauvaisang_: Favourite directors (no order) : Jacques Rivette Leos Carax Vera Chytilova Rainer Werner Fassbinder Max Ophuls Chantal Akerman Jean Vigo Jean Cocteau Howard Hawks Abbas Kiarostami

TeenageExorcis1: telling everyone I'm planning a "jean cocteau-esque" autumn and praying nobody asks any follow-up questions

Raisi91: “Don’t confuse the truth with the opinion of the majority” Jean Cocteau

OtdMarcel: Jean Cocteau by Man Ray, c. 1922 - Cocteau was also of great help Man Ray to gain some notoriety, as a photographer.

steelydante: should i watch Jean Cocteau's Beauty andThe Beast tonight

steelydante: it's really funny when people are like "Oh Disney is going to put a gay character in the new Beauty and The Beast" as if Jean Cocteau's gay ass didn't make a movie of the exact same fairy tale in the forties

Java_jigga: Damn my nigga I could go for some Beauty And The abesst (1946) Dir. Jean Cocteau rn

steelydante: i'm the fruity side characters in this Jean Cocteau movie

steelydante: when Jean Cocteau plays footage backwards

paulpage4: Jean Cocteau - L'Eternel Retour (Film 1943) Film Review

DMovies_org: Pedro Almodovar toys with language in featurette adapted from a monodrama by Jean Cocteau, and with Tilda Swinton at the helm On Mubi on Friday (also available on other VoD platforms)

paulpage4: Jean Cocteau - Les Parents Terribles (Film 1948) Film Review

paulpage4: Jean Cocteau - Le Testament d'Orphée (Film 1960) Film Review

paulpage4: Jean Marais : La Maison du Bailli La Maison du Bailli, the old house bought by Jean Marais and Jean Cocteau in 1947, was the first home the poet owned. He was deeply pleased, at fifty-eight, finally to have, as he called it, "a frame."...

NuclearWolf79: Jean Cocteau, The Art of Fiction No. 34

feuilleres: I don't know I just think it's beautiful jean was cocteau's muse and they loved and cared for each other deeply even after they broke up AND were so openly... A COUPLE regardless of the danger i.e. when jean got beaten up by nazi scums

CinemaTurbulent: This version to me is a well-made adaptation of the classic fairy tale. Jean Cocteau brings so much fantasy and magic that it reminds me of the way the Grimm brothers wrote fairy tales.

Soulstorm99: Jean Cocteau was a boss, and he's not wrong.

ddoniolvalcroze: It took five hours for Jean Marais to put on his make-up as the Beast for Jean Cocteau’s Beauty and the Beast (1946)

thewisebot: You have comfort. You don’t have luxury. And don’t tell me that money plays a part. The luxury I advocate has nothing to do with money. It cannot be bought. It is the reward of those who have no fear of discomfort. - Jean Cocteau

sadnessofjapan: "What is order for nature is disorder for man, therefore nature gives us freedom only to the extent that by our actions we do not interfere with its disorder, which is order for it and which it maintains." – Jean Cocteau, "Diary of an Unknown"

CinemaTurbulent: Now watching: Jean Cocteau’s “Beauty and the Beast”

welfordwrites: An artist cannot talk about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture. Jean Cocteau

zarandillo: Jacques Henri Lartigue Jean Cocteau and Picasso, 1955

BryanMatthews23: Pablo Picasso + Claude Picasso + Jean Cocteau

sshabein: Jean Cocteau biopic when?

blakestorie: “The artist is a kind of prison from which the works of art escape.” -Jean Cocteau

CocteauCinema: “Beauty in the Beast” is one of the most iconic features of the Jean Cocteau Cinema. The mural was painted in 2015 by John Pugh – a Trompe L'oeil artist, American muralist, and optical illusion painter – to capture the cinema’s inner magic shining through.

fraveris: “I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike?” Jean Cocteau

garIicbreadgod: drown me in epoxy while cocteau twins play in the bg while jean cocteau's orpheus is being projected unto my slowly decaying flesh that's being covered by the viscous epoxy

MelbCteq: NO SCREENING THIS WED 21 JULY Unfortunately, the pandemic internationally and the snap lockdown locally have disrupted the movement of the prints and digital restorations for 'Jean Cocteau: The Poetry of Dreams', forcing us to postpone screenings by a week.

meigen_eigo: The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.Jean Cocteau★名言更新中★

gnilwoce: “I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul.” ― Jean Cocteau

JWilliamCupp: Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time. -Jean Cocteau-

ais43s: Tact consists in knowing how far to go too far ~Jean Cocteau

dean_frey: Berenice Abbott was an exceptional portrait photographer. Here are some of my favourites. Jean Cocteau as a gangster, 1926

BBCRadio4: Erik Satie had an uncanny knack of being involved in all the latest artistic advances of the time, collaborating with Jean Cocteau and Pablo Picasso among others.

GSWSyndicate: Silence moves faster when it�s going backward. ~Jean Cocteau

AnecdotalWisdom: Dissatisfied with one of his productions, writer Jean Cocteau confided his disappointment to a group of his film students: “It’s my worst work.” One of his loyal disciples said, “Among us it’s generally understood that you aren’t its author.”

doug_marco: Twin Faced Goat red earthenware by Jean Cocteau (1962).

CocteauCinema: In our Highgarden Hangouts series, we’re asking the community to participate in shaping the next chapter of the Jean Cocteau Cinema. You can participate wherever you are! Vote in our polls below to tell us more about your interests. How would you describe your ideal night out?

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2l3DnUXTnARw1OK: The poet never asks for admiration; he wants to be believed. Jean Cocteau

drmardy: "Life is a horizontal fall." Jean Cocteau (born July 5, 1889). So don't fall down, fall forward.

LRoundels: It’s a shame the interior of the gateway in Warriors’ Gate wasn’t more like the visuals the inspired it (would have been a lovely contrast to the void) - Jean Cocteau’s La Belle et La Bete.

RickLondonGreen: Silence moves faster when it�s going backward. ~Jean Cocteau

DialecticianArt: Jean Cocteau: If it has to choose who is to be crucified, the crowd will always save Barabbas.

GritPeters: One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it. With no regret, we agree to live in it with strangers, completely cut off from our habits and friends. Jean Cocteau

jean_anyways: “We shelter an angel within us. We must be the guardians of that angel.” Jean Cocteau Photo by Nan Goldin Anthony by the Sea, Brighton, England, 1979



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