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Orfeu negro

Orfeu negro

Marcel Camus / FR, IT, BR, 1958 / 100 min.

A fantastic, tragic and all-Black reworking of the Orpheus myth by French director Marcel Camus with music by Antônio Carlos Jobim. The film won the Palme d’Or at Cannes in 1959 and the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1960.

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Director

Marcel Camus

Production year

1958

Country

FR, IT, BR

Original title

Orfeu negro

Length

100 min.

Language

Portuguese

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

Part of

Black Light

Black Light highlights the representation of black identity in films, from 1920 to the present.

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Illustration Brian Elstak
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