UW Cinematheque - New French Restorations
Les Parents Terribles | France | 1948 | DCP | 105 min. | French with English subtitles Director: Jean Cocteau
Friday, October 19, 2018
4070 Vilas Hall
Cast: Jean Marais, Josette Day, Yvonne de Bray In this adaptation of director Cocteau’s play, middle-aged couple Yvonne and Georges set up an elaborate plot to thwart the romance between their 22-year-old son Michel (played by Marais, Cocteau’s muse and star of Beauty and the Beast) and Georges’s former mistress, Madeleine. Recruited to help is Léo, Yvonne’s sister who is another old flame of Georges’s.