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Black Orpheus (1959)
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Starring: Maria Alice, Aurino Cassiano, Alexandre Constanino, Adhemar Feirrera Da Silva, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes De Oliveira, Waldetar De Souza, Jorge Dos Santos, Breno Mello
Director: Marcel Camus
Category: Drama, Independent, Classic
Studio: Criterion
Subtitles:
English
Length:
107 mins

 
 

 

Original Score By Anlania Carlos Jobim & Luis Bonfa'

1960 Academy Award Winner and winner of the palme d'Or at the 1959 Cannes Film Festival, Marcel Camus' Black Orpheus retells the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice against the madness of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. With its magnificent color photography and lively soundtrack, this film brought the infectious bossa nova beat to the United States. Criterion is proud to present the extended international version of Black Orpheus in a gorgeous new transfer.

 
 
   
   

 
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