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Orfeu Negro (1959) / Black Orpheus

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Call NumberPN1997 .D763 F815 1959
Sub-CollectionReference Collection
Statement of ResponsibilityBob Mizer Foundation, Inc.
Creators & ContributorsMarcel Camus (creator)
Breno Mello (had as model)
Marpessa Dawn (had as model)
Marcel Camus (creator)
Breno Mello (had as model)
Marpessa Dawn (had as model)
SummaryBlack Orpheus (Orfeu Negro) is literally what its title suggests: a retelling of the "Orpheus and Eurydice" legend enacted by black performers. This time the setting is the annual Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.
Carrier Typevideodisc [DVD]
LanguageEnglish
NotesBreno Mello, Marpessa Dawn
RecognitionGifted by Trent Dunphy and Robert Mainardi of The Magazine