Sun 18 Nov

Les Parents terribles

Cert. tbc

Classics, Festivals & Series

Jean Cocteau Retrospective

The Storm Within

105 mins

in French with EN subs

FRA | 1948 | dir. Jean Cocteau, with Jean Marais, Josette Day, Yvonne de Bray

Adapted from his own play, Les Parents terribles sees Yvonne and Georges caught up in their obsessive love for their son Michel (Jean Marais) and Madeleine (Georges’ mistress). At the revelation of the impending marriage of the two lovebirds, Yvonne fears she might lose her grip over her dear son and orchestrates with the help of her a husband a plan to prevent the wedding.


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