Martins' Jean Cocteau
Cinema on April 27nd and April 28th at 6:00pm.
At the end of his opium essay, Cocteau
wrote wistfully that perhaps "the young" might someday discover "a regime that would allow one to keep the benefits of the poppy" without getting addicted.
"Yet this slim corpus of extraodinary and utterly unique films, along with his other multiple interests in the cinema as a writer of screenplays, dialogues, commentaries and voice-overs, actor, editor, festival organiser and judge, established Cocteau
as one of the supreme film directors in France, above all in the eyes of Nouvelle Vague directors such as Jean Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut who considered him an auteur complet" (Williams, 2006: 1).
BEIRUT: Lebanese designer Georges Chakra drew inspiration from filmmaker Jean Cocteau
, film and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn and the eventful 1950s for his fall-winter 2015-2016 collection.
The perspective offered by the theater, incidentally a prime expressive platform for both Williams and Cocteau
, provides precisely such an environment.
Winner of Female Artist of the Year at the 2013 Liverpool Music Awards, McCool cites, among others, Jeff Buckley, Cocteau
Twins and PJ Harvey as her inspirations, and Harvey's influence is particularly notable on this 11-track album.
Back from Russia, "Junger increased the already hectic pace of social contacts, and there was much name-dropping in his journal: Celine, Cocteau
, Valery, Benoist-Mechin, Bonnard, Giraudoux, Deat--an all-star cast (with the possible exception of Paul Valery) of collaborateurs" (43).
But perhaps Jean Cocteau
, who loved young men and whose lover was the actor Jean Marais, should have the final word on homosexuality, a form of love as old as civilisation, known as well in ancient Babylon as it is today.
AS co-founder of seminal Scottish post-punks Cocteau
Twins, Robin Guthrie fashioned some of the most sublime and ethereal sounds of the 1980s and '90s.
After meeting each other through a friend of a friend, Adele and Sian (the pair in the photos) bonded over their mutual love for artists such as Leonard Cohen, Kate Bush, The Cocteau
Twins, Warpaint, and Fleetwood Mac.
The Vicar of Dibley star, 55, was smitten with charity executive Mark when he played her the Cocteau
Twins version of Song To The Siren.
Twins Stars And Topsoil: A Collection 1982-1990 The Scottish alternative act, who provided the ultimate soundtrack for students everywhere in the 80s, and enigmatic frontwoman Elizabeth Fraser get a new retrospective that should be an important addition to any CD collection.