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Black Orpheus ( Orfeu Negro ) (1959) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

2069

Avg. Rating:

2.95/4

# of Ratings:

19

Genres:

Drama, Comedy

Rating:

PG

Language:

Portuguese

Theater Date:

12/21/1959

DVD Release:

08/17/2010

Director:

Marcel Camus

Actors:

Breno Mello
Marpessa Dawn
Fausto Guerzoni
Ademar Da Silva
Marcel Camus
Lourdes de Oliveira

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

The Greek myth of doomed lovers Orpheus and Eurydice, is transferred to a contemporary setting at the Carnivale in Rio de Janiero. It's a lively blend of sight and sound stimulation. This film won the Best Foreign Film Oscar. -- MaceeRae

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