Orfeu

It's impossible not to see Brazilian director Carlos Diegues's dazzlingly colorful film through Marcel Camus's 1959 BLACK ORPHEUS. In many ways, it's a remake: Both films are based on Vinicius de Moreas's play Orfeu da Conceicao, which recasts the legend of Orpheus and his wife Eurydice as a romantic tragedy set in the slums of Rio de Janeiro. Camus, who's...read more