La villa Santo Sospir (1952)

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    Jean Cocteau

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  • La villa Santo-Sospir Alternative


Jean Cocteau looks at the Villa Santo Sospir on the Côte d'Azul, all of whose murals he designed himself.

"Shot between 1950-2. A guided tour in a villa in Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat, owned by millionaire Francine Weissweiller where Cocteau was a guest for a long time, together with adopted son Edouard Dermit. He made the decorations on the inside walls of the villa and, in this medium length film, shot in 16mm and Kodachrome (his only film in Technicolor), it offers us the documentation of the works." (

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