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Lisbon Story

Lisbon Story

Director: Wim Wenders

Country:  Germany/Portugal

Year of Production:  1994

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Synopsis

Internationally acclaimed director Wim Wenders (PARIS, TEXAS, WINGS OF DESIRE) presents an affectionate portrait of Portugal’s capital city in this engaging and beguiling drama.

Rüdiger Vogler once again returns to the role of Phillip Winter (ALICE IN THE CITIES, KINGS OF THE ROAD), a sound recordist who travels to Lisbon to help a friend (Patrick Bauchau, THE STATE OF THINGS) on the making of his film, only to discover he has disappeared without a trace. As he continues his search, Winter finds himself fascinated by the sounds of everyday life, capturing the city and its people with his recording equipment.

A sly homage to The Third Man, with a nod to Joseph Conrad’s ‘Heart of Darkness’, LISBON STORY is one of Wim Wenders’ most entertaining and intriguing films.

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Cast

Starring:  Rüdiger Vogler, Patrick Bauchau, Teresa Salgueiro, Madredeus, Manoel de Oliveira

Credits

Director: Wim Wenders

Writer(s):  Wim Wenders

Producers:  Paulo Branco, Ulrich Felsberg and Wim Wenders

Editor:  Peter Przygodda and Anne Schenee

Cinematographer:  Lisa Rinzler

Music:  Madredeus, Jurgen Knieper

Production Details

Country:  Germany/Portugal

Year of Production:  1994

Language:  German

Subtitles: 

  • English

Duration:  100 minutes

Shooting gauge:  35mm

Original aspect ratio:  1.66:1

Certificate: 

Genre(s): 

  • Drama

DVD Release Date:  9th November 2009

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