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Orfeu

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:August 25, 2000
Running time:112 minutes
Cast:Toni Garrido, Patricia Franca, Murilo Benicio, Zeze Motta, Milton Goncalves
Director:Carlos Diegues
Producer:Henry T Weinstein, Robert W Whitmore, Renata de Almeida Magalhaes, Paula Lavigne
Writer:Joao Emanuel Carneiro, Finicius de Moraes, Carlos Diegues, Paulo Lins, Hamilton Vaz Pere
Distributor:New Yorker Films

Description: Orfeu is a famous musician and pop singer, as well as the local King of Carnival. When Orfeu meets beautiful, aloof Euridice he thinks he has found his Queen, even though he is already engaged to marry Mira. Caught up in the festivities surrounding Carnival, Orfeu puts all of his efforts into courting Euridice, who eventually returns his affections. But in the end, the two young lovers are unable to avoid a tragic fate.

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