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Les Parents Terribles

Cohen Film Collection is proud to present the 70th anniversary release of this rediscovered masterpiece by one of French cinema's giants, Jean Cocteau, in a new 2K restoration. In this heartbreaking drama based on Cocteau's highly successful stage play, a mother (Josette Day) smothers her grown son with love as if he were a small child. When the son (played by Cocteau regular Jean Marais) meets a girl and leaves the family circle, the mother flies into a rage. But when the boy tells his father, it sets off another drama - she is none other than the girl the father has been secretly seeing. Tragedy strikes in this time-honored tale of fledglings leaving the family nest.

In French with English subtitles.

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Royal ending Jul 19th
Rated NR
Runtime: 105 min
Language: English
FEATURED REVIEW: John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter
Making mother-son jealousy into a matter of life and death, Jean Cocteau's 'The Storm Within' ('Les Parents Terribles') stars a man-child (Jean Marais) who dotes on his mother but is ready to leave her to marry a surprisingly unsuitable woman. An adaptation of Cocteau's play, the pic...

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