Black Orpheus

1959, 107m, 35mm, Brazil/France/Italy

Winner of a Cannes Palme d’Or, Marcel Camus’ throbbing, surreal translation of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth into the world of Rio’s Carnaval is one of the essential films of its era, thanks in part to an immortal soundtrack by the legendary Antônio Carlos Jobim. (The Whole World Sings: International Musicals)

In Portuguese with English subtitles

A film by Marcel Camus