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Mistérios de Lisboa (2010)

Not Rated | | Drama, Mystery, Romance | 20 October 2010 (France)
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Mistérios de Lisboa is a movie starring Adriano Luz, Maria João Bastos, and Ricardo Pereira. 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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Padre Dinis & Sabino Cabra & Sebastião de Melo
... Ângela de Lima
... Alberto de Magalhães & Come-Facas
... Elisa de Montfort
... Pedro da Silva Adulto
João Arrais ... Pedro da Silva Criança (as João Luis Arrais)
... Conde de Santa Bárbara
João Baptista ... D. Pedro da Silva
Martin Loizillon ... Padre Dinis Jovem
Julien Alluguette ... Benoit de Montfort
... Marquês de Montezelos
... Eugénia
... D. Álvaro de Albuquerque
Maria João Pinho ... Condessa de Vizo
José Manuel Mendes ... Frei Baltazar da Encarnação
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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.

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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 »

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Drama | Mystery | Romance

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Release Date:

20 October 2010 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Misterios de Lisboa  »

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Box Office

Budget:

€2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,308, 7 August 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$110,507, 6 November 2011
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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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Terminally boring
18 January 2012 | by See all my reviews

There are two ways to view a film. One is to accept and endorse the conventional wisdom about the film, and to endorse it because "they" must be right. The other is to judge the film on its merits. "Mysteries of Lisbon" has the following "merits": a simple-minded plot, glacier-like plot development, insipid dialog, wooden acting, murky cinematography, and half-baked attempts to inject surrealist touches (as if these could redeem the film's other failings). I went along with the gag for quite a while before ejecting disc 1 of "Mysteries of Lisbon" and finding something better to do -- which was easy, in the circumstances.


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