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Mysteries of Lisbon (2010)

Mistérios de Lisboa (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Mystery, Romance | 20 October 2010 (France)
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Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.

Director:

Raoul Ruiz (as Raúl Ruiz)

Writers:

Camilo Castelo Branco (book), Carlos Saboga (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adriano Luz ... Padre Dinis & Sabino Cabra & Sebastião de Melo
Maria João Bastos ... Ângela de Lima
Ricardo Pereira ... Alberto de Magalhães & Come-Facas
Clotilde Hesme ... Elisa de Montfort
Afonso Pimentel ... Pedro da Silva Adulto
João Arrais ... Pedro da Silva Criança (as João Luis Arrais)
Albano Jerónimo ... Conde de Santa Bárbara
João Baptista João Baptista ... D. Pedro da Silva
Martin Loizillon Martin Loizillon ... Padre Dinis Jovem
Julien Alluguette Julien Alluguette ... Benoit de Montfort
Rui Morisson ... Marquês de Montezelos
Joana de Verona ... Eugénia
Carloto Cotta ... D. Álvaro de Albuquerque
Maria João Pinho Maria João Pinho ... Condessa de Vizo
José Manuel Mendes José Manuel Mendes ... Frei Baltazar da Encarnação
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Storyline

Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.

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An age of faith and privilege. A boy searching for his mother. A woman hiding from her passion. Every story hides a secret... See more »

Genres:

Drama | Mystery | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Portugal | France

Language:

Portuguese | French | English | Italian

Release Date:

20 October 2010 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Misterios de Lisboa See more »

Filming Locations:

Óbidos, Leiria, Portugal See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,308, 7 August 2011

Gross USA:

$110,507

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$168,485
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.95:1
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The movie is set during the late 1700's to early 1800's. During the ballroom scene, several shots make it obvious that the gowns worn by the women have zippers in the back but the zipper wasn't invented until 1851. See more »

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Romantic, tasteful
20 November 2011 | by robertegeterSee all my reviews

This series of short stories set in a world long gone is of course a costume drama, that may therefore deter some. They would be mistaken. It is slow, considered, colorful and in my view a good introduction to the world of our ancestors, who held opinions different from ours, did things in a different way, and got upset about the same issues, yet in a different clothing. Love that is thwarted, wise padres, noble families with poor youngest children and all of that in a heavily draped world - sometimes a bit much. And yet I may recommend that you sit down, do not hurry, leave your perhaps preconceived ideas at the entrance, and enjoy these so many hours of romantic stories.


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