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Black Orpheus

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We've listed a number of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription choices - along with the availability of 'Black Orpheus' on each platform. Now, before we get into the nitty-gritty of how you can watch 'Black Orpheus' right now, here are some finer points about the Gemma, Tupan Filmes, Dispat Films drama flick.

Released December 21st, 1959, 'Black Orpheus' stars Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira, Léa Garcia The PG movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 40 min, and received a score of 81 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which collated reviews from 8 knowledgeable critics.

Interested in knowing what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "Young lovers Orfeu (Breno Mello) and Eurydice (Marpessa Dawn) run through the favelas of Rio during Carnaval, on the lam from a hitman dressed like Death (Ademar Da Silva) and Orfeu's vengeful fiancée Mira (Lourdes de Oliveira) and passing between moments of fantasy and stark reality. This impressionistic retelling of the Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice introduced bossa nova to the world with its soundtrack by young Brazilian composers Luiz Bonfá and Antonio Carlos Jobim."

'Black Orpheus' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on Amazon.com, VUDU, and iTunes Store .

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