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DVD 1029

July 30, 2013

Black Orpheus (1959)

Plot: A retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth, set during the time of the Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro.

Original Title: Orfeu Negro

Director: Marcel Camus

Main Cast: Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira

Genres: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance

Language: Portuguese

Awards: 1959 - Cannes Film Festival Palme D’Or (Marcel Camus);
1960 - Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film;
1960 - Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Film

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