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The Resource Orfeu negro : Black Orpheus, Janus Films ; une production Sacha Gordine ; un film de Marcel Camus ; scénario original de Jacques Viot ; adaptation et dialogues, Jacques Viot et Marcel Camus, (DVD)

Orfeu negro : Black Orpheus, Janus Films ; une production Sacha Gordine ; un film de Marcel Camus ; scénario original de Jacques Viot ; adaptation et dialogues, Jacques Viot et Marcel Camus, (DVD)

Label
Orfeu negro : Black Orpheus
Title
Orfeu negro
Title remainder
Black Orpheus
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; une production Sacha Gordine ; un film de Marcel Camus ; scénario original de Jacques Viot ; adaptation et dialogues, Jacques Viot et Marcel Camus
Title variation
Black Orpheus
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • por
  • eng
  • eng
  • por
  • por
Summary
"Against a background of the Rio carnival, a black tram driver accidentally kills his girlfriend, and after seeking her in the nether regions kills himself to be with her"--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award, Best Foreign Film ; Grand Prix, Cannes Film Festival.
Cataloging source
LPU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Jean Bourgoin ; editor, Andrée Feix ; music, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Luis Bonfa
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Dialogue in Portuguese or English; optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.O74 2010
PerformerNote
Breno Melo, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira, Léa Garcia, Adhemar Ferreira da Silva
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1912-1982
  • 1933-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Camus, Marcel
  • Gordine, Sacha
  • Viot, Jacques
  • Jobim, Antonio Carlos
  • Bonfá, Luiz
  • Mello, Breno
  • Dawn, Marpessa
  • Oliveira, Lourdes de
  • Garcia, Léa
  • Moraes, Vinícius de
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
107
Series statement
The Criterion Collection
Series volume
48
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orpheus (Greek mythology)
  • Carnival
  • Bossa nova (Music)
  • Feature films
  • Fiction films
  • Film adaptations
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Orfeu negro : Black Orpheus, Janus Films ; une production Sacha Gordine ; un film de Marcel Camus ; scénario original de Jacques Viot ; adaptation et dialogues, Jacques Viot et Marcel Camus, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1959
  • Based on the play: Orfeu da conceicão / Vinicius de Moraes
  • Special features: archival interviews with director Marcel Camus and actress Marpessa Dawn; new video interviews with Brazilian film scholar Robert Stam, jazz historian Gary Giddins, and Brazilian author Ruy Castro; Looking for Black Orpheus, a French documentary about the making of Black Orpheus and its cultural and musical roots, as well as its resonance in Brazil today; theatrical trailer
  • Accompanying booklet contains an essay by film critic Michael Atkinson
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([16] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn641305562
Dimensions
4 3/4 +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (107 min.)
Isbn
9781604652871
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515059213
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1905D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)641305562
System details
DVD, Region 1, NTSC; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Orfeu negro : Black Orpheus, Janus Films ; une production Sacha Gordine ; un film de Marcel Camus ; scénario original de Jacques Viot ; adaptation et dialogues, Jacques Viot et Marcel Camus, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1959
  • Based on the play: Orfeu da conceicão / Vinicius de Moraes
  • Special features: archival interviews with director Marcel Camus and actress Marpessa Dawn; new video interviews with Brazilian film scholar Robert Stam, jazz historian Gary Giddins, and Brazilian author Ruy Castro; Looking for Black Orpheus, a French documentary about the making of Black Orpheus and its cultural and musical roots, as well as its resonance in Brazil today; theatrical trailer
  • Accompanying booklet contains an essay by film critic Michael Atkinson
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([16] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn641305562
Dimensions
4 3/4 +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (107 min.)
Isbn
9781604652871
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515059213
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1905D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)641305562
System details
DVD, Region 1, NTSC; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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