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L'Aigle A Deux Têtes

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[[Performer~P187986~Pauline Kael~paulinekael]] has characterized [[Performer~P85359~Jean Cocteau~jeancocteau]]'s The Eagle with Two Heads (L'aigle a deux tetes) as an inversion of Cocteau's [[Feature~V4522~Beauty and the Beast~beautyandthebeast]] (1946). On surface, this is true: In [[Feature~V177480~Beauty~bishonen]], the heroine awakens the handsome, good man lurking within the beast, while in [[Feature~V161359~Eagle~aguila]] it is the woman who is aroused from her spell by the hero. The woman is a...more

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