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Title:
Orfeu negro Black Orpheus
Author:
Camus, Marcel, 1912-1982.
Uniform Title:
Orfeu negro (Motion picture)
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Story based on the legend of Orpheus and Eurydice set against the colorful background of the carnival in Rio de Janiero. With its magnificent color photography and lively soundtrack, this film brought the infectious bossa nova beat to the United States.
General Note:
DVD release of the 1959 Dispatfilm 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 condeiçāo" by Vinícius de Moraes.

"A Janus Films release."

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
Portuguese
ISBN:
9780780022218
Format :
DVD

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Summary

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


Summary

The legend of Orpheus and Eurydice set in Rio de Janeiro at Carnival time.


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