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DVDs DVDs | Criterion Collection | 1999 | Extended international version ; [widescreen version].
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD B WORLD (PORTUGUESE))
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Imprint
New York : Criterion Collection, 1999.
Edition
Extended international version ; [widescreen version].
Descript
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Criterion collection ; 48
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 48.
System Det
DVD, Dolby digital mono.
Note
Includes original Portuguese and dubbed English soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English.
Cast
Breno Melo, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira, Lea Garcia.
Credits
Producer, Sacha Gordine; director, Marcel Camus; script, Jacques Viot; photography, Jean Bourgoin; music, Luis Bonfa, Antonio Carlos Jobim.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Inspired from the play "Orfeu da condeiçāo" by Vinícius de Moraes.
Summary
Story based on the legend of Orpheus and Eurydice set against the colorful background of the carnival in Rio de Janiero. With its magnificent color photography and lively soundtrack, this film brought the infectious bossa nova beat to the United States.
Note
Special features: uncut version.
Local Note
MW, 4-04
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Portuguese title: Orfeu negro
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