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Cast: Toni Garrido, Patricia Franca, Murilo Benicio, Zeze Motta, Milton Goncalves, Isabel Fillardis, Maria Ceica, Stepan Nercessian Mauricio Goncalves, Lucio Andrey, Sergio Loroza, Silvio Guindane, Castrinho, Maria Ribeiro
Director: Carlos Diegues
Language: Portuguese (English subtitles)
USA Release Date: 25 August 2000 (Limited Release - New York)
Adapted from the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice the movie is set in the vibrant scenes of Carnival in current day Brazil. Orfeu (Tomi Garido) a well known musician living in a dodgy part of Rio de Janeiro is so enraptured by Carnival he leaves his fiancee Euridices (Patricia Franca).