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21 Ratings

Orfeu

Directed by Carlos Diegues
Brazil, 1999
Crime, Drama, Musical

Synopsis

In a dangerous but human Rio’s slum, rises the love affair betwen Orfeu and Eurídice, provoking jealousy and violence in times of carnival.

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Orfeu Directed by Carlos Diegues

Critics reviews

What emerges is at once joyful and dangerous, though still not realistic, per se. Orfeu can’t quite match the sheer cinematic accomplishment of Black Orpheus, but it is remarkable in its own right.
October 28, 2015
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