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Black Orpheus (Criterion Collection) (1959) back to product details  

Cast: Breno Mello, Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Marpessa Dawn, Lea Garcia, Lea Garcia, Lourdes de Oliveira, Lourdes de Oliveira, Aurino Cassanio, Aurino Cassanio, Waldetar de Souza, Waldetar de Souza, Marcel Camus, Marcel Camus, Jorge dos Santos, Jorge dos Santos, Adhemar de Silva, Adhemar de Silva, Alexandro Constantino, Alexandro Constantino, Fausto Guerzoni, Fausto Guerzoni
Director: Marcel Camus, Marcel Camus
Producer: Sacha Gordine, Sacha Gordine
Screenwriter: Marcel Camus, Marcel Camus, Jacques Viot, Jacques Viot
Cinematographer: Jean Bourgoin, Jean Bourgoin
Editor: Andrée Feix, Andrée Feix
Play Author: Vinicius de Moraes, Vinicius de Moraes
Composer (Music Score): Luiz Bonfa, Luiz Bonfa, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Antonio Carlos Jobim


Screen Formats:P&S
Sound:PCM mono,5.1 Dolby Digital
Original Aspect Ratio:1.33:1
Aspect Ratio:1.33:1

Features:
Uncut version of the film, featuring four minutes of previously unseen footage
Remastered sound that showcases Antonio Carlos Jobim and Luis Bonfa's bossa nova score
New and improved English subtitle translation
English-dubbed soundtrack
French theatrical trailer

Chapters:
Side #1
0. Chapters
1. Opening Credits [4:02]
2. Eurydice Arrives [3:31]
3. Streetcar Pickup [5:40]
4. 1000 Years Of Love? [5:14]
5. Serafina's Visitor [3:49]
6. Kisses On Account [3:10]
7. "Orpheus Is My Master" [8:34]
8. Death In Costume [15:21]
9. Houses In Heaven [5:58]
10. Sunrise Serenade [3:35]
11. Identical Cousins [7:02]
12. Carnival Unravels [10:07]
13. The Serpent's Bite [5:34]
14. Ambulance Chaser [6:49]
15. The Descent [12:13]
16. Dionysian Onslaught [4:34]
17. A New Day [2:18]

Awards:
  • 1960 nominated for Best British Film from British Academy Awards to Camus, Marcel.
  • 1960 nominated for Best British Film from British Academy Awards to Camus, Marcel.
  • 1959 won Best Foreign Language Film from Academy to Camus, Marcel.
  • 1959 won Palme d'Or from Cannes Film Festival.
  • 1959 won Best Foreign Language Film from Academy to Camus, Marcel.
  • 1959 nominated for Best Foreign Film from Golden Globe.



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