The African-American actress played the lead role in the film »Orfeu Negro«, directed by Marcel Camus, which depicts the ancient myth of Orpheus and Eurydice being moved to the present carnival of Rio de Janeiro. The movie wins the Palm d'Or at the 1959 Cannes Film Festival.
Gelatin silver print, print date: 1990s
Image dimensions 28,4 x 18,8 cm (28,4 x 18,8 inch)
Object dimensions 30,5 x 23,8 cm (30,5 x 23,8 inch)
Mounting, Framing Archival mat board 40 x 30 cm
Agency photographer's stamp and handwritten date on the reverse
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