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Black Orpheus (Orfeu Negro) (1959)

Black Orpheus
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Breno Mello Breno Mello
Marpessa Dawn Marpessa Dawn
Marcel Camus Marcel Camus
Fausto Guerzoni Fausto Guerzoni
Léa Garcia Léa Garcia
Alexandro Constantino Alexandro Constantino

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Marcel Camus Marcel Camus
Vinicius de Moraes Vinicius de Moraes
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In Rio, Orfeo is a trolley conductor and musician, engaged to Mira. During Carnival week, he sees Eurydice, who's fled her village in fear of a stalker; it's love at first sight. Her cousin Sarafina, with whom she stays in Rio, is a friend of Orfeo and Mira, so the star-crossed lovers meet again. Later, during the revels, wearing Sarafina's costume, Eurydice dances a provocative samba with Orfeo. Not only is Mira enraged when her rival is unmasked, but the stalker, dressed as Death, appears: Eurydice is in danger, pursued through noisy crowds and a morgue. Can Orfeo conduct her to safety? Don't look back.
Release date: 21 December 1959
UPC: 037429138328
Tags: Drama (5), 1950s (5), 1959 (4), Brazilian (4), Romance (4), Comedy (3), Oscar Winner (3), Musical (2), Criterion Collection (2), Brazil (2), Foreign (2), Classics (1), Portugese (1), Portuguese (1), Art House (1), Not Foreign (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Myth (1), Soulmates (1), Powers Of Spirit (1)
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