Black Orpheus

Also Known As

A fekete Orfeusz ( Hungary ), Black Orpheus ( UK / USA ), Czarny Orfeusz ( Poland ), Musta Orfeus ( Finland ), Orfeo negro ( Greece / Italy / Spain ), Orfeu do Carnaval ( ), Orfeu Negro ( Brazil / Sweden / West Germany ), Orphée noir ( France )

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Black Orpheus

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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 she is being ... more


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richie74

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This is a IMDB page Review18 May 2013

IMDB Review:

I love this movie for its incredibly gorgeous music, actors and landscapes. The children are delightful and natural. There are scenes that will make you cry. To see the movie on the big screen in the original Portuguese is heavenly.

richie74

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thanks for the Reviews18 May 2013

gives us info about this Oscar winning movie

Lizzy

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Thanks for that comment good to know.22 January 2012

Thanks for that comment good to know.

Mad About Movies

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thanks19 December 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

type casting

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Attention!03 February 2011

I liked this movie. It made a big splash at the Oscars and Cannes way back in 1960. Set in Rio de Janeiro during the Carnival Festival, this Brazilian (Portugese language) film is an updated re-telling of the Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurypide. Neither of the two stars of this film is famous... more

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