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Film Night: Orphee

December 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm


In this classic 1950 film, directed by Jean Cocteau, a fight breaks out at the Café des Poètes in Paris, between the poet Orphée (Jean Marais) and a group of resentful upstarts. A rival poet, Cègeste (Edouard Dermithe), is killed, and a mysterious princess (María Casares) insists on taking Orpheus and the body away in her Rolls-Royce. Orphée soon finds himself in the underworld, where the Princess announces that she is, in fact, Death. Orpheus escapes in the car back to the land of the living, only to become obsessed with the car radio.

Film starts at 7:30pm. Running time 1 hr 35 mins.

Doors open 6:45pm for refreshments and to view the galleries and shop.

Tickets are £6.50. Click here to book. Concessions are available for £4.00 but please contact the museum on 01634 789347 to book.

Please note – You do not need to have a pay pal account to buy your ticket online, there is an option to pay by card, if you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us.

In association with Rochester Film Society. Check out their website for more listings

Rochester film society



December 11, 2018
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Huguenot Museum
95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom