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Black Orpheus 12 rating

Thrilling re-working of the Orpheus myth, incorporating the music, costume and dance of Brazil’s Rio Festival.

Romance 1959 107 mins

Director: Marcel Camus

Overview

This multi-award-winning film is a thrilling love story, re-working the Orpheus myth and incorporating the music, costume and dance of Brazil’s Rio Festival. With a best-selling soundtrack and vibrant performances, Black Orpheus was the culmination of three years work by director Marcel Camus.