Archive for tag: Marcel Camus

Review: Bahia

24 August, 2010 (04:48) | by Robert C. Cumbow, Film Reviews | By: Robert C. Cumbow

[Originally published in Movietone News 58-59, August 1978] Bahia both is and isn’t the kind of film you’d expect from the maker of Black Orpheus. Like the earlier film, it was made in Brazil and focuses on a society of New World blacks; it is intimately bound up with music and with the joyous dance […]

Orlando and Orfeu – DVDs of the Week

17 August, 2010 (05:00) | Blu-ray, by Sean Axmaker, DVD, Film Reviews | By: Sean Axmaker

Orlando (Sony) “Do not fade. Do not wither. Do not grow old.” So commands Queen Elizabeth I to the androgynously beautiful young aristocrat Orlando (Tilda Swinton), the boy she has taken for her lover, and so he obeys, remaining unchanged over four centuries, or almost unchanged. One morning some hundred years later, the lad looks […]