Orfeu Negro

Orfeu Negro

1959, Drama, Fantasy
Young lovers Orfeu (Breno Mello) and Eurydice (Marpessa Dawn) run through the favelas of Rio during Carnaval, on the lam from a hitman dressed like Death (Ademar Da Silva) and Orfeu's vengeful fiancée Mira (Lourdes de Oliveira) 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.
Rotten Tomatoes ® Scores

Not currently showing

  • Tue 17
  • Wed 18
  • Thu 19
  • Fri 20
  • Sat 21
  • Sun 22
  • Mon 23
  • Tue 24
  • Wed 25
  • Thu 26
  • Fri 27
  • Sat 28
  • Sun 29
  • Mon 30