Black Orpheus | 1959

Adaptation, Romance
Taken from the mythic legend of Orpheus and Eurydice, the story is set against the backdrop of Rio's Carnival, where the two ill-fated lovers meet.
Director: Marcel Camus
Awards: 1 Oscar win. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination | full awards »

Cast

... Orpheus

Actor

... Eurydice

Actor

... Mira

Actor

... Serafina

Actor

... Death

Actor

... Hermes

Actor

... Chico

Actor

... Benedito

Actor

... Zeca

Actor

Company

Dispat

Production Company

Janus Films

Production Company

Synopsis

Taken from the mythic legend of Orpheus and Eurydice, the story is set against the backdrop of Rio's Carnival, where the two ill-fated lovers meet.

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