The Two-Headed Eagle

L'aigle à deux têtes (Original title)

1948 Drama

About

Political intrigue and psychological drama run parallel. The queen is in seclusion, veiling her face for the ten years since her husband's assassination, longing to join him in death. Stanislas, a poet whose pen name is Azrael, is a suicidal anarchist, his imagination haunted into hate by longing for this queen who's drawn apart. He enters her private quarters intent on killing her then himself, b...

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Directed by

Jean Cocteau

Written by

Jean Cocteau (Writer)

Runtime

93 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Cast