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Marcel Camus’
BLACK ORPHEUS

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In Portuguese with English subtitles

Director Marcel Camus
Cast Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira
Screenplay Marcel Camus, Jacques Viot
Based on Orfeu da Conceição by Vinicius de Moraes
Cinematography Jean Bourgoin
1959 | Brazil, France, Italy | 35mm | Approx. 107 min.
In Portuguese with English Subtitles

Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film and winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes, brings the Greek tale of Orpheus (Breno Mello) and Eurydice (Marpessa Dawn) to 1959 Rio de Janeiro during Carnival, while also introducing the world to the bossa nova music of Antônio Carlos Jobim and Luiz Bonfá. Adapted by legendary Brazilian poet and composer Vincius de Moraes from Orfeu da Conceição, his own award-winning play. A triumph for French director Marcel Camus, a former assistant to Jacques Becker, Jacques Feyder, and Luis Buñuel.