Jean Cocteau

Jean Cocteau

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: French

Occupation: Director, novelist, poet, artist, filmmaker

Biography: Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau was a French poet, novelist, dramatist, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker. Cocteau is best known for his novel Les Enfants terribles, and the films Blood of a Poet, Les Parents terribles, Beauty and the Beast, and Orpheus.

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Source/Notes: Three screenplays: L'Eternel retour, Orphée, La Belle et la bête (1972 edition)
Source/Notes: Variant translation: Tact in audacity consists in knowing how far we may go too far. - Le Coq et l'Arlequin (1918)

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