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 HBO MAX, streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, and 4 others. It's a drama and romance movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (10,083 votes) and was very well received by critics.
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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).
Available to stream on a TV everywhere service (TCM).
Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).
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Black Orpheus has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (10,083 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.