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Black Orpheus

Black Orpheus • 1h 47m

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  • Marcel Camus on BLACK ORPHEUS

    The following interview with filmmaker Marcel Camus was recorded during the 1959 Cannes Film Festival, where BLACK ORPHEUS ultimately won the Palme d’Or. The interview was conducted by François Chalais for the French television program “Reflets de Cannes” and originally broadcast on May 10, 1959.

  • Marpessa Dawn on BLACK ORPHEUS

    This rare interview with Marpessa Dawn, who plays Eurydice in BLACK ORPHEUS, was recorded for the French television program “Nord actualités télé” and originally broadcast on March 20, 1963.

  • Revisiting BLACK ORPHEUS

    The French-Brazilian-Italian coproduction BLACK ORPHEUS is often considered less a Brazilian film than one with a decidedly European perspective. In this 2010 interview, Brazilian film scholar Robert Stam discusses this criticism and BLACK ORPHEUS’s importance in film history.