Orfeu

"OK"

Orfeu Review


Like 1959's Black Orpheus (Orfeu Negro), 1999's Orfeu tells us of another musician named Orfeu and his beloved Euridice in Rio de Janiero on the eve of Carnival. It's a familiar remake -- only the mysterious Death/Hades has been replaced by a jealous local thug, who ends up capturing our hero's girlfriend. Oddly, Rio still looks the same 40 years later, and still they haven't managed to make this retelling of the Greek myth any more worth watching.


Orfeu

Facts and Figures

Run time: 110 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 21st April 1999

Distributed by: New Yorker Films

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 36%
Fresh: 5 Rotten: 9

IMDB: 6.2 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer: , , Renata Almeida Magalhães

Starring: as Orfeu, as Euridice, as Lucinho, as Conceição, as Inácio, as Mira, as Carmen, as Pacheco, Mauricio Gonçalves as Pecé, Lúcio Andrey as Piaba, Mary Sheila as Be Happy, Eliezer Motta as Stallone, Sérgio Loroza as Coice, Silvio Guindane as Maicol, Castrinho as Oswaldo, Alexandre Hendersen as Ronnie, Gustavo Gasparani as Mano, Paula Assunção as Deise

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