Mysteries of Lisbon


4h 32m 2010

Brief Synopsis

Spanning three decades in the 19th century and plunging into a whirlwind of adventures, coincidences, revelations, vengeance, betrayals and love affairs, wrapped in a rhapsodic voyage that takes us to Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, and as far as Brazil. Evoking the complex intertwined narratives of

Film Details

Also Known As
Misterios De Lisboa
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2010
Production Company
Alfama Films ; Clap Filmes ; Doc & Film International
Distribution Company
Music Box Films; Cinema Prestige ; Doc & Film International ; Eye International ; Music Box Films ; Music Box Films ; New Wave Films (United Kingdom) ; Swallow Wings ; Wanda Visión S.A.
Location
Sintra, Portugal

Technical Specs

Duration
4h 32m

Synopsis

Spanning three decades in the 19th century and plunging into a whirlwind of adventures, coincidences, revelations, vengeance, betrayals and love affairs, wrapped in a rhapsodic voyage that takes us to Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, and as far as Brazil. Evoking the complex intertwined narratives of Charles Dickens, the film's central character is Joao, the illegitimate child of an ill-fated romance between two members of the aristocracy who were forbidden to marry, and follows Joao's quest to discover the truth of his parentage.

Film Details

Also Known As
Misterios De Lisboa
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2010
Production Company
Alfama Films ; Clap Filmes ; Doc & Film International
Distribution Company
Music Box Films; Cinema Prestige ; Doc & Film International ; Eye International ; Music Box Films ; Music Box Films ; New Wave Films (United Kingdom) ; Swallow Wings ; Wanda Visión S.A.
Location
Sintra, Portugal

Technical Specs

Duration
4h 32m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Based on the novel "Mysteries of Lisbon" written by Portugese author, Camilo Castelo Branco, in the 19th century.

Released in United States 2011 (International Showcase)

Limited Release in United States Summer August 5, 2011

Limited Release in United States Summer August 12, 2011

Released in United States on Video January 17, 2012

Released in United States 2010

Released in United States 2011

Limited Release in United States Summer August 5, 2011 (New York City)

Limited Release in United States Summer August 12, 2011 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video January 17, 2012

Released in United States 2010 (Shown at New York Film Festival September 24-October 10, 2010.)

Released in United States 2011 (World Cinema)

Released in United States 2011 (Special Presentations)