The film tittle the orfeu negro or the black orpheus

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story into a film. The film tittle the Orfeu Negro or the Black Orpheus takes place in the favelas  of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. The movie is the retelling of the famous Orpheus and Eurydice myth, a love story where a trolley car conductor falls in love at first sight with a beautiful, and sweet  country side girl named Eurydice. However, both have a complicated situation since Orpheus is  engaged to jealous girlfriend named Mira and Eurydice is chased by a mystery man that wants to kill her. Similar to the myth, the story gets a tragic turn, and both die at the end of the movie.  Part III Relationship between film and Theorists
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Many of Murray’s ideas of myth and ritual can be seen throughout the film. Murray’s  interpretation of ancient myth included the pattern of Agon, Pathos, Messenger, Threnos and  Theophany. In Murray’s interpretation Agon is a contest against, Pathos is a ritual, Messenger is  the announcer of the news and Threnos is the lamentation and lastly Theophany is the  resurrection. All of these patterns can be observed in the movie and the myth. In the movie,  Eurydice is fighting against the mystery man (Agon). At the same time, the movie takes place  during the time of the Carnival, a yearly Brazilian celebration or ritual (Pathos). In the movie,  Hermes (Orpheus’ friend) announces the death of Eurydice to Orpheus (Messenger).  Unfortunately, this is tragic and unforgettable moment to Orpheus who cannot believe his  beloved Eurydice is dead (Threnos). Lastly, it is the appearance of the spirit of Eurydice in an 
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