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Orfeu negro = Black Orpheus

Author: Marcel CamusSacha GordineJacques ViotLuiz BonfáAntonio Carlos JobimAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, ©1999.
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 48.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Portuguese : Extended international versionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Fiction films
Feature films
Foreign language films
Drama
Named Person: Vinícius de Moraes; Vinícius de Moraes
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Marcel Camus; Sacha Gordine; Jacques Viot; Luiz Bonfá; Antonio Carlos Jobim; Breno Mello; Marpessa Dawn; Lourdes de Oliveira; Léa Garcia; Vinícius de Moraes; Lopert Films.; Dispatfilm (Firm); Gemma cinematografica (Firm); Tupan Filmes.; Janus Films.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 0780022211 9780780022218
OCLC Number: 42013158
Language Note: In Portuguese with optional English subtitles or dubbed English.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959.
Special features: Uncut version of film featuring previously unseen footage, remastered sound, new English subtitle translation, English-dubbed soundtrack, French theatrical trailer.
Inspired by the play "Orfeu da Conçeicão" by Vinícius de Moraes.
"A Janus Films release"--Container.
Credits: Producer, Sacha Gordine ; director, Marcel Camus ; script, Jacques Viot ; photography, Jean Bourgoin ; music, Luis Bonfa, Antonio Carlos Jobim.
Cast: Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira, Lea Garcia.
Awards: Academy Award, 1960: Best foreign language film.
Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Dolby digital mono ; 1.33:1 aspect ratio.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 48.
Other Titles: Orfeu negro (Motion picture)
Black Orpheus
Marcel Camus' Black Orpheus
Responsibility: Lopert Films, Inc. ; co-production franco-italienne, Dispatfilm, Gemma Cinematografica avec la participation de Tupan Filmes LTDA ; un film de Marcel Camus.

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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.

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