A film that art-house audiences in 1959 loved madly. And who can blame them? A buoyant, searingly colorful retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth set in Rio de Janiero, writer-director's Marcel Camus' movie is a romance heightened by its backdrop. show more
Besides its exhilarating style, the well-acted film works as an effective translation of the classic Greek myth into a Brazilian romance. (Review of Original Release) show more
This is a movie about the marriage between sound and image, and the sound is wearing the pants in the relationship. show more
October 30, 2012 lynnewcats
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Beautiful actors, glorious music; haunting. Saw it in high school when it came ************ stayed with me all these years.