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Mysteries of Lisbon = Mistérios de Lisboa / Paulo Branco apresenta ; un film de Raúl Ruiz ; argumento de Carlos Saboga ; produzido por Paulo Branco ; realização Raúl Ruiz Music ; [a production of Clap Filmes with the participation of Alfama Films, ICA-MC, RTP, Arte France and Câmera Municipal de Lisboa].

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (266 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special 3-disc collector's set.
  • Publisher: [Chicago, Ill.] : Music Box Films, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel: Os Mistérios de Lisboa / by Camilo Castelo Branco.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
Bonus Disc missing.
Bonus features: 35 minute interview with Raul Ruiz; interview with screenwriter Carlos Saboga; roundtable critical discussion about the film for French television; segment on the novelist and the film; radio interview with Raul Ruiz on France Culture; original theatrical trailer.
Formatted Contents Note:
[Disc 1] Part 1 -- [disc 2] Part 2 -- [disc 3] Bonus features.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, André Szankowski ; editors, Valeria Sarmiento, Carlos Madaleno ; music, Jorge Arriagada, Luis de Freitas Branco.
Participant or Performer Note:
Adriano Luz, Maria João Bastos, Ricardo Pereira, Clotilde Hesme, Afonso Pimentel, João Luis Arrais, Léa Seydoux, Albano Jerónimo ; Martin Loizillon, Julien Alluguette, Joana de Verona, Rui Morrison, Carloto Cotta, Maria João Pinho, João Baptista, José Manuel Mendes, Malik Zidi, Melvil Poupaud.
Summary, etc.:
The core story centers on Joao, the bastard child of an ill-fated romance between two members of the aristocracy who are forbidden to marry, and his quest to discover the truth of his parentage. But this is just the start of an engrossing tale that follows a multitude of characters whose fates conjoin, separate and then rejoin again over three decades in Portugal, Spain, France and Italy.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; 5.1 Dolby Digital; 2.0 Dolby Digital; widescreen, aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Language Note:
In Portuguese and French with optional subtitles in English.
Awards Note:
Le Prix Louis-Delluc: winner; San Sebastian International Film Festival: Silver Shell, Best Director
Subject: Castelo Branco, Camilo, 1825-1890 > Film adaptations.
Castelo Branco, Camilo, 1825-1890.
Illegitimate children > Drama.
Inheritance and succession > Portugal > Drama.
Arranged marriage > Portugal > Drama.
Arranged marriage.
Illegitimate children.
Inheritance and succession.
Manners and customs.
Portugal > Social life and customs > 19th century > Drama.
Genre: Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Historical films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Historical films.
Feature films.
Historical films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Feature films > Portugal.
Feature films > France.