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Black Orpheus


Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira, Léa Garcia View All


Jacques Viot (Screenplay), Marcel Camus (Director) View All

Release: Oct. 1st, 1959
Runtime: 1 hour, 40 minutes
Young lovers Orfeu and Eurydice run through the favelas of Rio during Carnaval, on the lam from a hitman dressed like Death and Orfeu's vengeful fiancée Mira and passing between moments of fantasy and stark reality. This impressionistic retelling of the Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice introduced bossa nova to the world with its soundtrack by young Brazilian composers Luiz Bonfá and Antonio Carlos Jobim.
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Black Orpheus was a Palme d'Or winner at Cannes and also won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.


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