Mysteries Of Lisbon

Music Box Films   (2010) / Region A
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Mysteries Of Lisbon

Raúl Ruiz's masterful adaptation of the eponymous nineteenth-century Portuguese novel by Camilo Castelo Branco evokes the complex intertwined narratives of Victor Hugo and Charles Dickens. 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 fate conjoin, separate and then rejoin again over three decades in Portugal, Spain, France and Italy.

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  • Length
  • Rating NR
  • Released:
  • Added Nov 09 2011
  • Production Year 2010
  • Empire SKU 1595083
  • UPC Code 736211214355
  • Studio  Music Box Films
  • Packaging HD
  • Number of Discs 3
  • Disc SS-DL
  • Subtitles English

Features

Collector's booklet including essays and photos
35 min interview with Raul Ruiz for CineCinema
Interview with screenwriter Carlos Saboga
Roundtable critical discussion about the film for French television
Segment on novelist Camilo Castelo Branco and the film
Radio interview with Raul Ruiz on France Culture
Theatrical trailer

Audio/Video

  • Audio
    French Dolby Digital 5.1
    Portuguese Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Video
    Widescreen 1.85:1 Color

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