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Le voyage d'Orphée
Orpheus’ Travel

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Bitten by a snake while she was listening to Orpheus playing his lyre, Eurydice is dragged into hell. With the Gods’ permission and led by Charon, Orpheus travels to hell and is allowed to bring her back from the country of the dead, on condition he does not look back before reaching the surface of the Earth...

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Le voyage d'Orphée

    Directed by: Jean-Manuel COSTA

    Country: France

    Year of production: 1982

    Running time: 11 min

  • Technique


    Techniques used: puppets

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Jean-Manuel COSTA

    Production: EUROCITEL

    Based on: "Orphée et Eurydice"

    Script: Jean-Manuel Costa, Silvia Fabrizio

    Animation: Jean-Manuel Costa

    Camera: Jean-Manuel Costa

    Music: Pierre Mourey

    Editing: Jean-Manuel Costa, Roland Beaubau, Violette Marfaing