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Black Orpheus

Director: Marcel Camus Run Time: 107 min. Format: 35mm Release Year: 1959 Language: Portuguese

Starring: Adhemar Ferreira da Silva, Breno Mello, Léa Garcia, Lourdes de Oliveira, Marpessa Dawn

A technicolor dream, a classic tragedy reimagined for Rio during Carnaval. Young lovers get caught out by Death, and our man has to chase his lady out into the underworld. It’s known as one of the world’s greatest films for pretty good reason, I’d say. Also, good music!


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