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4 hr. 26 min.

Plot Summary
A 19th-century Portuguese man recalls his youth in a church-run orphanage.

Cast: Adriano Luz , Maria João Bastos , Ricardo Pereira , Clotilde Hesme , José Afonso Pimentel ,

Director: Raoul Ruiz

Genres: Historical drama

Distributor: Music Box

Mysteries of Lisbon (2010)

Release Date: August 5th, 2011|4 hr. 26 min.

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  • 75
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    We are told at the film's beginning that we are about to see a "diary of suffering," and it is that, but the effect, after four-and-a-quarter hours, is exhilarating. show more

  • 20
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    The result is a dull, high-minded soap opera. show more

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    What is left is the sheer joy of storytelling, and willing audiences will find themselves caught up in a what-happens-next page-turner of a film. show more

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