Win a copy of Black Orpheus on Criterion Collection Blu-ray plus the soundtrack on CD!

To celebrate the release of Black Orpheus on Criterion Collection (UK) Blu-ray, we've got copies of the film and its highly influential accompanying soundtrack to give away right here at Cinemas Online!



 

Winner of both the Academy Award for best foreign-language film and the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, MARCEL CAMUS’ Black Orpheus (Orfeu negro) brings the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice to the twentieth-century madness of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. With its eye-popping photography and ravishing, epochal soundtrack, Black Orpheus was a cultural event, kicking off the bossa nova craze that set hi-fis across America spinning.

Special Features

  •     New, restored high-definition digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack
  •     Optional English-dubbed soundtrack
  •     Archival interviews with director Marcel Camus and actress Marpessa Dawn
  •     New video interviews with Brazilian cinema scholar Robert Stam, jazz historian 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
  •     PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by film critic Michael Atkinson

Black Orpheus is out now on Criterion Collection Blu-ray (UK)

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