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The Resource Black Orpheus, Dispatfilm ; Gemma Cinematografica ; Tupan Filmes ; produced by Sacha Gordine ; directed by Marcel Camus ; original screenplay, Jacques Viot ; adaptation and dialogue, Jacques Viot and Marcel Camus, (videorecording)

Black Orpheus, Dispatfilm ; Gemma Cinematografica ; Tupan Filmes ; produced by Sacha Gordine ; directed by Marcel Camus ; original screenplay, Jacques Viot ; adaptation and dialogue, Jacques Viot and Marcel Camus, (videorecording)

Label
Black Orpheus
Title
Black Orpheus
Statement of responsibility
Dispatfilm ; Gemma Cinematografica ; Tupan Filmes ; produced by Sacha Gordine ; directed by Marcel Camus ; original screenplay, Jacques Viot ; adaptation and dialogue, Jacques Viot and Marcel Camus
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • por
  • 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
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
LPU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Jean Bourgoin ; editor, Andrée Feix, music, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Luis Bonfa
Language note
Dialogue in Portuguese or English, English subtitles
PerformerNote
Breno Melo, Marpessa Dawn, Lea Garcia, Adhemar Ferreura da Silva, Lourdes de Oliviera
Runtime
107
Series statement
The Criterion Collection
Series volume
48
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Black Orpheus, Dispatfilm ; Gemma Cinematografica ; Tupan Filmes ; produced by Sacha Gordine ; directed by Marcel Camus ; original screenplay, Jacques Viot ; adaptation and dialogue, Jacques Viot and Marcel Camus, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1959
  • Based on the play: Orfeu da conȩicão / Vinicius de Moraes
  • "New, restored high-definition digital transfer"--Container
  • Academy Award, Best Foreign Film ; Grand Prix, Cannes Film Festival
  • Special features: archival interviews with director Marcel Camus and actress Marpessa Dawn; new video interviews with Brazilian cinema scholar Robert Stam, jazz historial Gary Giddins, and Brazilian author Ruy Castro; Looking for Black Orpheus, a French documentary about Black Orpheus's cultural and musical roots and its resonance in Brazil today; theatrical trailer
Color
one color
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn641305562
Dimensions
4 3/4.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen ; 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; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital mono.; NTSC
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Black Orpheus, Dispatfilm ; Gemma Cinematografica ; Tupan Filmes ; produced by Sacha Gordine ; directed by Marcel Camus ; original screenplay, Jacques Viot ; adaptation and dialogue, Jacques Viot and Marcel Camus, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1959
  • Based on the play: Orfeu da conȩicão / Vinicius de Moraes
  • "New, restored high-definition digital transfer"--Container
  • Academy Award, Best Foreign Film ; Grand Prix, Cannes Film Festival
  • Special features: archival interviews with director Marcel Camus and actress Marpessa Dawn; new video interviews with Brazilian cinema scholar Robert Stam, jazz historial Gary Giddins, and Brazilian author Ruy Castro; Looking for Black Orpheus, a French documentary about Black Orpheus's cultural and musical roots and its resonance in Brazil today; theatrical trailer
Color
one color
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn641305562
Dimensions
4 3/4.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen ; 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; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital mono.; NTSC
Video recording format
laserdisc

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