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Title Black Orpheus [(DVD) videorecording] = Orfeu negro / Dispatfilm ; Gemma Cinematografica ; Tupan Filmes ; produced by Sacha Gordine ; directed by Marcel Camus ; original screenplay, Jacques Viot ; adaptation and dialogue, Jacques Viot and Marcel Camus.

Publication Info. Los Angeles, CA : Criterion, [2010]
℗1959
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 95th Street Adult DVD Foreign Films  PORTUGUE BLA    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  PORTUGUE BLA    AVAILABLE
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Description 2 videodiscs (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4.
Series Criterion collection.
System Details DVD, Dolby digital mono., NTSC, region 1.
Cast Breno Melo, Marpessa Dawn, Lea Garcia, Adhemar Ferreura da Silva, Lourdes de Oliviera.
Credits Photography, Jean Bourgoin ; editor, Andrée Feix, music, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Luis Bonfa.
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.
Note Disc 2 special features: archival interviews with director marcel Camus and actress marpessa Dawn; new video interviews with Brazilian cinema scholar Robert Stam, jazz historian Gary Giddins, Brazilian author Ruy Castro; Looking for Black Orpheus, a French documentary about the cultural and musical roots of the film and its resonance in Brazil today; theatrical trailer.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Awards Academy Award, Best Foreign Film ; Palme d'Or, Cannes Film Festival.
Subject Orpheus (Greek mythological character) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
DVDs.
Local Subject FOREIGN FILMS (PORTUGUESE), VIDEODISCS.
ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS, 1959.
Genre Feature films Brazil.
Motion pictures, Portuguese.
Added Author Gordine, Sacha.
Camus, Marcel, 1912-1982.
Viot, Jacques.
Mello, Breno.
Dawn, Marpessa.
Garcia, Lea.
Oliviera, Lourdes de.
Silva, Adhemar Ferreira de, 1927-
Moraes, Vinícius de. Orfeu da Conceição.
Added Title Black Orpheus
Orfeu negro
Orfeu negro.
ISBN 9781604652871
160465287X
Standard No. 715515059213
Music No. CC1905D Criterion Collection
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