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Black Orpheus (1959)  link to Black Orpheus on IMDb  

Number: 125

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IMDb Rating:
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7.5/10 (7133 votes)

Country: Portuguese, 100 minutes

Spoken Languages: Portuguese

Genre(s): Drama, Music, Fantasy, Romance

Director(s): Marcel Camus

Cast: Breno Mello (as Orfeo), Marpessa Dawn (as Eurydice), Lourdes de Oliveira (as Mira), Marcel Camus (as Ernesto), Fausto Guerzoni (as Fausto)

Medium: VHS tape,

Subtitles: English

Plot Outline: In the heady atmosphere of Rio's carnival, two people meet and fall in love. Eurydice, a country girl, has run away from home to avoid a man who arrived at her her looking for her. She is convinced that he was going to kill her. She arrives in Rio to stay with her cousin Serafina. Orfeo works as a tram conductor and is engaged to Mira - as far as Mira is concerned anyways. As Eurydice and Orpheus get to know one another they fall deeply in love. Mira is mad with jealousy and when Eurydice disappears, Orfeo sets out to find her.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 4:3

Apr 26, 2017