Based on the play that also inspired 1958's "Black Orpheus," director Carlos Diegues' updating follows a successful samba composer creating music for Rio's Carnivale festivities who enters into a star-crossed relationship with a new girl in town. Amid the city slums, jealousy and conflict with Orfeu's friends and fiance endangers their affair. Toni Garrido, Patricia Franca star.
112 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: Portuguese Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English; theatrical trailer; music video. In Portuguese with English subtitles.