Black Orpheus Orfeu negro

Language and/or Subtitles: Portuguese
Format: DVD 1999
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Monroeville Public Library Video DVD Bla
Location  Monroeville Public Library
Collection  Video
Call Number  DVD Bla
The legend of Orpheus and Eurydice set in Rio de Janeiro at Carnival time.
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. This is the uncut version of the film, featuring four minutes of previously unseen footage
Additional Information
Series Criterion collection ; 48.
Subjects Orpheus -- (Greek mythological character) -- Drama.
Carnival -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro -- Drama.
Bossa nova (Music) -- Drama.
Orpheu (Mitologia grego) -- Drama.
Feature films.
Foreign films.
Motion pictures, Portuguese.
Publisher [Irvington, NY] :Criterion Collection,1999
Edition Extended international version.
Other Titles Orfeu da Conceição.
Orfeu negro
Marcel Camus' Black Orpheus
Contributors Camus, Marcel, 1912-1982.
Gordine, Sacha.
Viot, Jacques.
Mello, Breno.
Dawn, Marpessa.
Oliveira, Lourdes de.
Garcia, Lea.
Jobim, Antonio Carlos.
Bonfá, Luiz.
Moraes, Vinícius de. Orfeu da Conceição.
Lopert Films.
Dispatfilm (Firm)
Gemma cinematografica (Firm)
Tupan Filmes.
Janus Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Participants/Performers Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira, Lea Garcia.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Jean Bourgoin ; music, Luis Bonfa, Antonio Carlos Jobim.
Language Portuguese
In Portuguese with optional English subtitles or dubbed English.
Notes DVD release of the 1959 motion picture.
Special features: Uncut version of film featuring previously unseen footage, remastered sound, new English subtitle translation, English-dubbed soundtrack, French theatrical trailer.
Inspired from the play "Orfeu da Conçeicão" by Vinícius de Moraes.
"A Janus Films release"--Container.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital.
Description 1 DVD (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0780022211
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