Winner of both the Academy Award for best foreign-language film and the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, Marcel Camus’ Black Orpheus (Orfeu negro) brings the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice to the twentieth-century madness of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. With its eye-popping photography and ravishing, epochal soundtrack, Black Orpheus was an international cultural event, and it kicked off the bossa nova craze that set hi-fis across America spinning.
SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES
-New, restored high-definition digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
-Archival interviews with director Marcel Camus and actress Marpessa Dawn
-New video interviews with Brazilian cinema scholar Robert Stam, jazz historian Gary Giddins, and Brazilian author Ruy Castro
-Looking for “Black Orpheus,” a French documentary about Black Orpheus’s cultural and musical roots and its resonance in Brazil today
-Optional English-dubbed soundtrack
-New and improved English subtitle translation
PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by film critic Michael Atkinson
To celebrate the recent release of this musically and visually dazzling movies ever made, Criterion Collection have given us a couple of copies of the movie on Blu-ray and soundtrack to win this prize please answer…
Q.What musical craze was Black Orpheus responsible for ‘kicking off’?
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