Black Orpheus

Synopsis: Young lovers Orfeu (Breno Mello) and Eurydice (Marpessa Dawn) run through the favelas of Rio during Carnaval, on the lam from a hitman dressed like Death (Ademar Da Silva) and Orfeu's vengeful fiancée Mira (Lourdes de Oliveira) and passing between moments of fantasy and stark reality. This impressionistic retelling of the Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice introduced bossa nova to the world with its soundtrack by young Brazilian composers Luiz Bonfá and Antonio Carlos Jobim.

Synopsis: Young lovers Orfeu (Breno Mello) and Eurydice (Marpessa Dawn) run through the favelas of Rio during Carnaval, on the lam from a h... View More

Cast: Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes De Oliveira, Lea Garcia, Ademar Da Silva, Alexandro Constantino, ... View More

Cast: Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes De Oliveira, ... View More

Directed By: Marcel Camus