Plot : The Raúl Ruiz directed movie, ‘Mysteries of Lisbon’ is based on the novel written by Camilo Castelo Branco of the same name. The movie talks about the ways of people in Portugal, in the 19th century, and how they strived to find the hidden truth. It mainly focuses upon the life of João (João Luís Arrais), who lives with Father Dinis (Adriano Luz). João is raised like an orphaned child, but when he grows up, he starts enquiring about his parents. In order to satisfy the quench of João, father Dinis makes arrangements for a meeting with his mother, Angela (Maria João Bastos). She is a rich countess and is married now, but the man to whom she is married, is not the father of João. When the husband of Angela gets to know that she is pregnant with another man’s child, he decides to kill the father. He appoints a dangerous criminal, Knife-Eater (Ricardo Pereira) and orders him to murder the child, when it is born. However, Knife-Eater doesn’t succeed in the mission and the child enters the world. The characters in the movies separate at one point, but meet up again, at another point of time. All this happens over a period of three decades, in different places like France, Portugal, Italy and Spain. If you wish to grab all the entertainment of this incredible saga, then watch Mysteries of Lisbon online. This is one movie that you will not want to miss, due to the sheer magnitude that it projects.
Mysteries of Lisbon Movie is Directed By : Raoul Ruiz
Starring : Adriano Luz, Maria João Bastos, Ricardo Pereira, Clotilde Hesme, José Afonso Pimentel, João Arrais, Albano Jerónimo, João Baptista