Black Orpheus Orfeu negro

Language and/or Subtitles: Portuguese
Format: DVD 2010
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Foreign Film PORTUGUESE DVD Black
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Dormont Public Library Audio Visual DVD BLAC
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Against a background of the Rio carnival, a black tram driver accidentally kills his girlfriend, and after seeking her in the nether regions kills himself to be with her.
Additional Information
Series Criterion collection ; 48.
Subjects Orpheus -- (Greek mythological character) -- Drama.
Carnival -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro -- Drama.
Bossa nova (Music) -- Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Publisher [Irvington, N.Y.?] :Criterion Collection,2010
Edition Special ed., full screen version.
Other Titles Orfeu da Conceição.
Orfeu negro
Contributors Gordine, Sacha.
Camus, Marcel, 1912-1982.
Viot, Jacques.
Mello, Breno.
Dawn, Marpessa.
Oliveira, Lourdes de.
Garcia, Léa, 1933-
Silva, Adhemar Ferreira da, 1927-
Moraes, Vinícius de. Orfeu da Conceição.
Jobim, Antonio Carlos.
Bonfá, Luiz.
Janus Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Participants/Performers Breno Melo, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira, Léa Garcia, Adhemar Feirrera da Silva.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Jean Bourgoin ; editor, Andrée Feix ; music, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Luis Bonfa.
Language Portuguese
Dialogue in Portuguese or English; with optional English subtitles.
Notes Title from container.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1959.
Based on the play: Orfeu da conȩicão / Vinicius de Moraes.
Accompanying booklet contains an essay by film critic Michael Atkinson.
Special features: archival interviews with director Marcel Camus and actress Marpessa Dawn; new video interviews with Brazilian film scholar Robert Stam, jazz historian Gary Giddins, and Brazilian author Ruy Castro; Looking for Black Orpheus, a French documentary about the making of Black Orpheus and its cultural and musical roots, as well as its resonance in Brazil today; theatrical trailer.
System Details DVD, Region 1, NTSC; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital mono.
Awards Academy Award, Best Foreign Film ; Grand Prix, Cannes Film Festival.
Description 2 videodiscs (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 + 1 booklet (16 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
ISBN 9781604652871
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