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Winner of both the Academy Award for best foreign-language film and the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, MARCEL CAMUS’ Black Orpheus (Orfeu negro) brings the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice to the twentieth-century madness of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. With its eye-popping photography and ravishing, epochal soundtrack, Black Orpheus was a cultural event, kicking off the bossa nova craze that set hi-fis across America spinning.

SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES:

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack
  • Optional English-dubbed soundtrack
  • Archival interviews with director Marcel Camus and actress Marpessa Dawn
  • New video interviews with Brazilian cinema scholar Robert Stam, jazz historian Gary Giddins, and Brazilian author Ruy Castro
  • Looking for “Black Orpheus,” a French documentary about Black Orpheus’s cultural and musical roots and its resonance in Brazil today
  • Theatrical trailer
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by film critic Michael Atkinson

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studio:
CRITERION COLLECTION
Run Time:
107 mins approx.
Director:
Marcel Camus
Certificate:
12
Actor:
Breno Mello

Marpessa Dawn

Marcel Camus

Fausto Guerzoni

Lourdes de Oliveira

Léa Garcia
Subtitle Languages:

English

Theatrical Release Year:
1959
Main Language:
Portuguese
Number of Discs:
1
Region:
2
Brand:
The Criterion Collection

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Zavvi - The Home of Pop Culture

Winner of both the Academy Award for best foreign-language film and the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, MARCEL CAMUS’ Black Orpheus (Orfeu negro) brings the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice to the twentieth-century madness of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. With its eye-popping photography and ravishing, epochal soundtrack, Black Orpheus was a cultural event, kicking off the bossa nova craze that set hi-fis across America spinning.

SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES:

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack
  • Optional English-dubbed soundtrack
  • Archival interviews with director Marcel Camus and actress Marpessa Dawn
  • New video interviews with Brazilian cinema scholar Robert Stam, jazz historian Gary Giddins, and Brazilian author Ruy Castro
  • Looking for “Black Orpheus,” a French documentary about Black Orpheus’s cultural and musical roots and its resonance in Brazil today
  • Theatrical trailer
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by film critic Michael Atkinson

Click Images to Enlarge

studio:
CRITERION COLLECTION
Run Time:
107 mins approx.
Director:
Marcel Camus
Certificate:
12
Actor:
Breno Mello

Marpessa Dawn

Marcel Camus

Fausto Guerzoni

Lourdes de Oliveira

Léa Garcia
Subtitle Languages:

English

Theatrical Release Year:
1959
Main Language:
Portuguese
Number of Discs:
1
Region:
2
Brand:
The Criterion Collection
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