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by Arielle Dombasle


The thwarted love affair between Jean Cocteau and Raymond Radiquet, at the beginning of the 1920s. Radiguet's death, which leads Cocteau to forget his woes with opium. A tale under the spell of drugs. A narrative in a Cocteau style. A musical.

original title: Opium
country: France
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Arielle Dombasle
film run: 78'
release date: FR 02/10/2013
cast: Grégoire Colin, Samuel Mercer, Arielle Dombasle, Niels Schneider, Hélène Fillières, Marisa Berenson, Julie Depardieu
cinematography by: Léo Hinstin
film editing: Xavier Sirven
producer: François Margolin
production: Margo Films
distributor: Ad Vitam
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