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Lisbon Story (1994)  link to Lisbon Story on IMDb  

Number: Pink 16

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IMDb Rating:
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7.3/10 (3329 votes)

Country: Portuguese, 100 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, German, Portuguese

Genre(s): Drama, Music

Director(s): Wim Wenders

Cast: Patrick Bauchau (as Friedrich Monroe), Rüdiger Vogler (as Phillip Winter), Vasco Sequeira (as Truck Driver), Canto e Castro (as Barber), Viriato Jose da Silva (as Shoemaker)

Medium: VHS tape,

Subtitles: English

Plot Outline: The director Friedrich Monroe has trouble with finishing a silent b&w movie about Lisbon. He calls his friend, the sound engineer Phillip Winter, for help. As Winter arrives Lisbon weeks later, Monroe is disappeared but has left the unfinished film. Winter decides to stay, because he is fascinated of the city and the Portuguese singer Teresa, and he starts to record the sound of the film. At the same time Monroe cruises through the city with a camcorder and tries to catch unseen pictures. Later they meet and Winter convinces Monroe of finishing the film.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.66:1

Apr 26, 2017