as Nelson Sargento
as Mae de Maicol
Critic Reviews for Orfeu
Colorful and vibrant, painting its story with bold, operatic strokes.
For this viewer, the attempted marriage of mythic qualities and gritty reality never quite works.
A good soundtrack, colorful and skillfully designed sets, as well as excellent work by cinematographer Affonso Beato make Carlos Diegues' Orfeu a joy for the eyes and ears.
Audience Reviews for Orfeu
The cinematography and cast are great, the movie as such is really a little too arty for my taste. Still worth checking out for fans of Brazilian cinema.
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