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Black Orpheus

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7.5/10
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Drama Romance 
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Rated: 7+ (PG)19591h 40mOn: The Criterion Channel Kanopy Tags: Dance Music Country: Brazil 
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Young lovers Orfeu and Eurydice run through the favelas of Rio during Carnaval, on the lam from a hitman dressed like Death and Orfeu's vengeful fiancée Mira 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.Black Orpheus featuring Breno Mello and Marpessa Dawn is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 2 others. It's a drama and fantasy movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 89% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (8,944 votes).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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#3,753 Ranked Movie

#47 Ranked in Dance Movies

#217 Ranked in Musical Movies

#284 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

Black Orpheus has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 89% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (8,944 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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