Mistérios de Lisboa [videorecording] = Mysteries of Lisbon / Clap Filmes ; Arte France ; produced by Paulo Branco ; written by Carlos Saboga ; directed by Raúl Ruiz.


  • Description: 3 videodiscs (266 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([12] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.).
  • Edition: Special 3-disc collector's set. Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Chicago, IL : Music Box Films, c2011.

Available copies

  • 4 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

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Beverly Main Adult DVD Feature Film DVD Mysteries of Lisbon (Text to phone) Checked out 08/05/2014
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Content descriptions

General Note: Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 2010.
Based on Os Mistérios de Lisboa / by Camilo Castelo Branco.
Cataloged from English subtitled credits and from container.
Bonus features: 35 minute interview with Raul Ruiz; interview with screenwriter Carlos Saboga; roundtable critical discussion about the film for French television; segment on the novelist and the film; radio interview with Raul Ruiz on France Culture; original theatrical trailer.
Aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Contents Note: [Disc 1] Part 1 -- [disc 2] Part 2 -- [disc 3] Bonus features.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematography, André Szankowski; editors, Valéria Sarmiento, Carlos Madaleno; music, Jorgé Arriagada, Luis Freitas Branco.
Participant or Performer Note: Adriano Luz, Maria João Bastos, Ricardo Pereira.
Summary: Raul Ruiz's masterful adaptation of the eponymous nineteenth-century Portuguese novel. 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 fates conjoin, separate and then rejoin again over three decades in Portugal, Spain, France and Italy.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, NTSC, Region 1; 5.1 Dolby Digital; 2.0 Dolby Digital..
Language Note: In Portuguese with some French; optional subtitles in English.
Ruiz, Raúl, 1941-2011 (Director). Branco, Paulo. (Producer). Saboga, Carlos. (Author of screenplay). Luz, Adriano, 1959- (Actor). Bastos, Maria João, 1975- (Actor). Pereira, Ricardo, 1979- (Actor). Castelo Branco, Camilo, 1825-1890 Mistérios de Lisboa. (Author). Arriagada, Jorge, 1943- (Composer). Branco, Luís de Freitas, 1890-1955 (Composer). Music Box Films. (Distributor). Clap Filmes. (Producer). ARTE France. (Producer).

Additional Titles

Alternate Title: Mysteries of Lisbon