Black Orpheus

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"The film that introduced Bossa Nova to the world..."
  • PG
  • 1959
  • 1 hr 40 min
  • 7.5  (10,685)
  • 81

In this drama, a pair of young lovers move through the streets of Rio de Janiero during Carnival. They're fleeing an assassin dressed as Death, and their journey crosses the line between fantasy and reality. The film is based on an ancient Greek tragedy and is known primarily for its soundtrack.

Black Orpheus
Black Orpheus
Black Orpheus

Trailer - 2 min 46 sec

Description
In this drama, a pair of young lovers move through the streets of Rio de Janiero during Carnival. They're fleeing an assassin dressed as Death, and their journey crosses the line between fantasy and reality. The film is based on an ancient Greek tragedy and is known primarily for its soundtrack.

Black Orpheus is a 1959 fantasy movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 40 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.5 and a MetaScore of 81.

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Black Orpheus is available to watch free on Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at HBO Max, Apple TV, Amazon and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Black Orpheus for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1959
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 40 min
  • Language
    Portuguese
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (10,685)
  • Metascore
    81