Rank: 72/100 in Best Top Movie 60s (with release year 59)

Movie Synopsis:

Young lovers Orfeu and Eurydice run through the favelas of Rio during Carnaval, on the lam from a hitman dressed like Death and Orfeu’s vengeful fiancée Mira 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.

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Movie details:

  • Original Title: Orfeu Negro
  • Original Language: pt
  • Categories: Top Movie 60s, Drama Movie, Fantasy Movie, Music Movie, Romance Movie,, Movie 59
  • Release Date: 1959-10-01
  • Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance,
  • Popularity: 7.58
  • Vote Average: 7.40
  • Vote Count: 83.00

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