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

blackwaItz: maybe the real jean cocteau arms were the friends we made along the way

Jane_Doe40806: Goodnight ~ Jean Cocteau Blood of a Poet (1930) with Massive Attack - Paradise Cir...

londontheatre: Ruth Wilson will return to the West End to star in Jean Cocteau's 'The Human Voice' next spring

AndAnyBassDrum: Ruth Wilson to star in Ivo van Hove’s adaptation of Jean Cocteau’s play The Human Voice at the Harold Pinter in Spring 2022. Yes please!

lifesafeast: Good morning from France ☀️ « Be yourself. The world worships the original. » « There are truths which one can only say after having won the right to say them. » - Jean Cocteau Relax. Be kind. Save the planet.

CocteauCinema: The opening night of POSSESSION (1981) is here, available this weekend only! Watch the completely UNCUT & fully RESTORED 4k version at the Jean Cocteau in celebration of it's 40th anniversary! Get tickets now before they sell out:

JasonDDavis6: "The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizzare; which seems inherent in them." ~ Jean Cocteau

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

ubuweb: Jean Cocteau, Marcel Duchamp, Hans Richter, "8 x 8: A Chess Sonata in 8 Movements" (1957, 70min, b&w), in collaboration with Max Ernst, Paul Bowles, Fernand Leger, Alexander Calder:

doug_marco: Medieval earthenware by Jean Cocteau (1958).

doug_marco: The Three Eyes terracotta dish by Jean Cocteau (1958).

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

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

StartupHasan: “Of course I believe in luck. How else does one explain the success of those we don’t like?” -Jean Cocteau

HeigomzoingZel1: 'Know that your works speak only to those on the same wavelength as you.' Jean Cocteau

audreybeaulac: "Style is a simple way of saying complicated things." — Jean Cocteau

guembrifiedper: “Mirrors should think longer before they reflect.” Jean Cocteau

mandybeaumont: And that doesn't negate us all celebrating our wins/our fellow writers wins - however big or small, or public or private. It's about making us all shine together for the greater good - "Writing is an act of love" Jean Cocteau.

welfordwrites: Tact consists in knowing how far to go too far. Jean Cocteau

ankylit: The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizzare which seems inherent in them. - Jean Cocteau

jeancocteaufan: Going through some articles from 2013 (during the 50th anniversary of Cocteau's death) and found this one on his Academician sword made by Cartier. Seen also in 2003/2004 at the massive retrospective in Paris and Montreal.

Apostolos_dc: "The tragedy of our time is that stupidity has started to think." Jean Cocteau.

jj3ooz: Jean Cocteau - Blood of a Poet (1930) with Massive Attack - Paradise Cir...

ejunkie2014: Not mentioned in this article: in addition to the fairy tale from the 1700s, Jean Cocteau's 1946 French film also inspired Disney's artists (and may have been the reason why Walt Disney chose to shelve it in the Silver Age).

OFidhne: “Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.” ~ Jean Cocteau

FarOutCinema: From Ozu Yasujiro to Jean Cocteau: Tilda Swinton’s nine favourite films of all time

TamayoInky: Virgie Moreno was still the head of the UP Film Center when Abel Gance’s Napoleon, Manuel Conde’s Genghis Khan and Jean Cocteau’s Orpheus screened there in the 80s.

nowolvesplease: Selling a couple of professionally framed posters: for the grot enthusiast Flesh Gordon (original print); and for the dreamers a Jean Cocteau-designed Film Maudit festival poster (repro). DM to make an offer but I’m very open!

doug_marco: “Life is a long death…” Swedish movie poster for Jean Cocteau’s masterpiece Orpheus by Gosta Aberg (1950).

doug_marco: Jean Cocteau Philosophy 101 on what is a poet.

magencubed: My mother-in-law saw Jean Cocteau's Le Belle et be Bete. I asked her what she thought She said it was good but the Beast wasn't hot It's a classic but she ain't wrong

AcademikAhlak: Jean Cocteau: "Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience."

ddoniolvalcroze: The Horseman from Jean Cocteau’s 1960 Film ‘Testament of Orpheus’. The horse costume was designed by Janine Janet.

Bettyxx84: “I've always preferred mythology to history. History is truth that becomes an illusion. Mythology is an illusion that becomes reality.” -Jean Cocteau:

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

DemilichLovato: Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) French poet, playwright, novelist, designer, filmmaker, visual artist and critic.

waterloobot: From Jean Cocteau to Jean Marais, 1939: Thank you from the bottom of my heart for having saved me. I was drowning and you threw yourself into the water without hesitation, without a backward look. 9/25/20 6:07 AM

waterloobot: From Jean Cocteau to Jean Marais, 1939: Thank you from the bottom of my heart for having saved me. I was drowning and you threw yourself into the water without hesitation, without a backward look. 9/25/20 6:07 AM

cognoabod: Beauty and the Beast (Jean Cocteau, 1946)

DominiqueRevue: "...I ask of you a little of this childlike simplicity, and, to bring us luck, let me speak four truly magic words, childhood's "Open Sesame": ONCE UPON A TIME..." Lose yourself in a personal fave. Jean Cocteau's LA BELLE ET LA BÊTE... BEAUTY AND THE BEAST ('46), 8:15a on TCM.

dr_questen: “I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul.” - Jean Cocteau, French Director

Clay_Staub: Tonight’s dinner and a movie is Ridley Scott’s (1985) LEGEND the Director’s Cut with master composer Jerry Goldsmith. It’s a glorious visual feast for the eyes that truly illustrates the film’s real inspiration, Jean Cocteau’s classic (1946) Beauty and the Beast.

andalucia_com: The same items. They were in 'Sala Jean Cocteau' in cultural centre Miraflores but moved earlier this year to the Engravings (Grabados) Museum

anri35ecrit: Il faut bien comprendre que l’art n’existe que s’il prolonge un cri, un rire ou une plainte. It must be understood that art exists only if it extends a cry, a laugh or a complaint. Jean Cocteau

Decervelage: After LES DAMES DU BOIS DE BOULOGNE (1945), Robert Bresson decided to stop using professional actors in his films. An old-world melodrama about spurned love, revenge, exploited innocence, and social reputation; the script was co-authored by Jean Cocteau.

Daktari_Kui: See your disappointments as good fortune. One plan's deflation is another's inflation. -Jean Cocteau

mirrorinfilm: Portrait of Jean Cocteau by Man Ray, 1922, Paris

george28474897: The cat needs as much comfort as the woman needs tenderness. Jean Cocteau

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

GayArtOfEbay: Jean Cocteau Drawing Male Gay French Sketch ink Sailor Marin Querelle

NextOnTCM_PT: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (1946) Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parely. Dir: Jean Cocteau 6:15 AM PT A mysterious monster forces a young innocent to share his life in an enchanted castle. 1h 35m | Romance | TV-G

NextOnTCM: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (1946) Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parely. Dir: Jean Cocteau 9:15 AM ET A mysterious monster forces a young innocent to share his life in an enchanted castle. 1h 35m | Romance | TV-G

Woodywoman: And abrupt calm, did with an air of romance Old-fashioned, with the voice lean of the grandmothers, In a fearful return of migrant ways of thinking, Whisper in my heart the memories of childhood... Jean Cocteau.

ReliveRR: Jean Cocteau, Venice, Italy 1956

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

evren_sener: The real graveyard of the living is the heart. -Jean Cocteau

Queeribbeans: There’s no such thing as love; only proof of love. -Jean Cocteau

gayle_dallas: Pablo Picasso to Jean Cocteau!

magencubed: My Beauty and the Beast retelling is about climate change with a Jean Cocteau homage in the middle, like what

magencubed: Answering the next "Why don't more people know about your books??" message with "Because of the horny Jean Cocteau climate change story"

SimoSakari: 1/3 The first thing I ever got paid by someone else to write was printed programme notes for the Philip Glass pocket or chamber opera Les Enfants Terribles, based on Jean Cocteau’s novel. It’s a tale of unhealthy dependence that can’t and shouldn’t last.

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

lukasdiver57: Check out this new drawing that I uploaded to

mikgerri: Hand of the artist Jean Cocteau c.1962

justindclemens: « some people had dirty hands, some had clean hands, but Jünger had no hands » - Jean Cocteau

telegraphobits: ✒️ She was an intellectual with highly developed tastes in literature, art, music and design. The list of those whose path she crossed in her early life ranged from Jean Cocteau and the composer Nicolas Nabokov to Edith Sitwell and Orson Welles. And these were not mere meetings

LudwigVonDrake8: TCM: Hey Ryan! We heard that you were upset that we’re not able to broadcast Arsenic and Old Lace, The Thin Man movies, and Bringing Up Baby in Canada. So here’s The Phantom Tollbooth, The Glass Slipper, Jean Cocteau’s Beauty and the Beast and Rio Bravo instead. Ryan: Yay!

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qeutgIck: retrato de Young Thug (2019) e Jean Cocteau (1949) capturado por philippe halsman

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

BobbyCastro1994: Orpheus (1950) Jean Cocteau / The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) Woody Allen

jamagning: "Living is a horizontal fall." ~ Jean Cocteau

anthonyburgess: And on Saturday, we blogged about Jean Cocteau's Orphée. "Like poetry, more is said than seems to be said, and the reverberations of the images in the unconscious mind are not easily driven out."

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

TheDaiLlew: Lee Miller (1907-1977) is perhaps best known for her war photography, but in the 1920s and 30s she was a surrealist model and muse and an artist in her own right. Le sang d'un poète (Dir. Jean Cocteau, 1930) A Portrait of Space (Lee Miller, 1937) Lee Miller in Vogue (1941)

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tizianacampodon: Jean Cocteau Man Ray (American, 1890 - 1976) 1922 The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

aquotebot: “I have sea foam in my veins, I understand the language of waves.” –Jean Cocteau

CocteauCinema: The Jean Cocteau Cinema is proud to present KURT VONNEGUT: UNSTUCK IN TIME. In theaters 11/19. Watch the trailer here

Macabre_Sins: "I only fear the death of others. For me, true death is that of the people I love." Jean Cocteau

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botthistweet: Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value when it is not obtained by sentimental blackmail. ~Jean Cocteau

khankhan7980: We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don’t like? - Jean Cocteau UNSTOPPABLE UMAR RIAZ

anthonyburgess: Every Saturday, we go to the movies. This week, Anthony Burgess talks about Jean Cocteau's Orphée, a film he first saw when teaching in Oxfordshire. "A triumph of economical film-craft."

AnneBillson: Always blows my mind when I remember I've been on earth at the same time as Jean Cocteau, André Breton, Marilyn Monroe, Albert Camus, Yukio Mishima, Thomas Mann, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, James M Cain, Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, Dmitri Shostakovich etc

anaikinreverse: "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

kingokripto: It's perfectly normal that extraordinary things happen to me. I'm an exceptional person -Jean Cocteau

Jonatha25563219: Jean Cocteau and his wife are among the assembled guests of the wedding of the decade - Monaco - April 19, 1956.

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

ElliottBlackwe3: The film I consider the perfect adaptation of a fairy tale is the glorious, dream-like La Belle et la Bête (1946) directed by Jean Cocteau.

BostonLibertine: I remember painting 'With careless Pride at once they charm and vex, / And scorn Jean Cocteau' in big black letters

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jeancocteaufan: I came across this treasure trove of information about Cocteau in Spain. It even mentions a permanent exhibit about his time in Marbella.

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

LChaleca: DAILY ILLUMINATION “Wealth is an inborn attitude of mind. The pauper who has made his pile may flaunt his spoils, but cannot wear them plausibly.” Jean Cocteau

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

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BestQuote85: 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 -Art



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