CalArts, Bijou Theater
'Mystéres de Lisbonne / Misterios de Lisboa
Mysteries of Lisbon' (Part 1) 
2010 / 257 min.
There are two different parts to this film. Part 1 will show on 2/22 and Part 2 on 3/1.
FILM/VIDEO: This majestic, magisterial film is based on a labyrinthine, three-volume 19th century Portuguese novel by Camilo Castilo Branco. Mysteries of Lisbon begins as the story of a 14-year-old boy’s, João, quest to discover his true origins, expands to include the reminiscences of legions. Believing himself to be an orphan, João soon discovers that he’s the son of a countess. This revelation leads to several other connections and mysteries to be unraveled.
This event is part of The Tournées Festival , the weekly series of new French films on campus.
Support for the Tournées Festival is provided by: