Black Orpheus

Language and/or Subtitles: Portuguese
Format: DVD 2009
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The legend of Orpheus and Eurydice set in Rio de Janeiro at Carnival time.
Additional Information
Series Essential art house (Janus Films)
Subjects Orpheus -- (Greek mythological character) -- Drama.
Eurydice -- (Greek mythological character) -- Drama.
Carnival -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro -- Drama.
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) -- Drama.
Feature films.
Musical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [United States] :Criterion Collection,2009
Other Titles Orfeu negro (Motion picture)
Contributors Camus, Marcel, 1912-1982.
Gordine, Sacha.
Viot, Jacques.
Mello, Breno.
Dawn, Marpessa.
Moraes, Vinícius de.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Participants/Performers Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira, Léa Garcia, Adhemar Feirrera de Silva, Waldetar de Souza, Alexandre Constantino, Jorge dos Santos, Aurino Cassiano, Maria Alice.
Other Contributors Editor, Andrée Feix ; music, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Luis Bonfá ; cameramen, Louis Stein, René Persin ; assistant director, Robert Mazoyer ; director of photography, Jean Bourgoin.
Language Portuguese
Portuguese dialogue; English subtitles.
Notes Inspired by the play Orfeu da Conc̦eicão by Vinicius de Moraes.
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
System Details DVD, region 1, fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC.
Description 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781604651294
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