Mysteries of Lisbon
- Original title
Mistérios de Lisboa (Mysteries of Lisbon)
- Running time
- 266 min.
Carlos Saboga (Book: Camilo Castelo Branco)
Jorge Arriagada, Luís Freitas Branco
Maria João Bastos,
José Afonso Pimentel,
Joana de Verona,
Maria João Pinho,
José Manuel Mendes,
Drama. Mystery | 19th Century
- Synopsis / Plot
- Mysteries of Lisbon plunges us into a veritable whirlwind of adventures and escapades, coincidences and revelations, sentiments and violent passions, vengeance, love affairs, all wrapped in a rhapsodic voyage that takes us from Portugal to France, Italy, and as far as Brazil. In this Lisbon of intrigue and hidden identities, we encounter a series of characters all somewhat linked to the destiny of Pedro da Silva, orphan in a boarding school. Father Dinis, a descendent of the aristocratic libertines, later becomes a hero who defends justice, a countess maddened by her jealousy and set on her vengeance, a prosperous businessman who had mysteriously made his fortune as a bloodthirsty pirate; these and many more all cross in a story set in the 19th century and all searching for the true identity of our main character.
: San Sebastian Film Festival: Best Director
: Satellite Awards: Best Foreign Film. 3 nominations
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