The pic is big, but not big enough; historical, but not exactly accurate; and the extra stuffing, which made "Mysteries" a treasure box of discoveries, here feels merely undigested.
Mysteries Of Lisbon
Completed before 2010's "Mysteries of Lisbon" but only now arriving Stateside, the late Raul Ruiz's "Blind Revenge" reps an interesting case of one of cinema's most distinctive filmmakers functioning…
Michel Gondry's "The We and the I" will kick off the Cannes Film Festival's Directors' Fortnight sidebar, bolstering a slim U.S. presence in a program strong on French and Latin American fare.
The annual European Parliament Lux competition for films that celebrate the diversity of the continent unveiled its lineup Sunday (July 3) at the Karlovy Vary international film festival.
In its second pickup at Berlin, Music Box Films has taken all U.S. rights to Chilean Raul Ruiz's period drama "Mysteries of Lisbon," co-produced and sold by Paulo Branco's Alfama Films.
Franco-Chilean helmer Raoul Ruiz's "Mysteries of Lisbon" nabbed the 68th Louis Delluc prize at a ceremony held Friday at Hotel Fouquet's Barriere in Paris.
"Mysteries of Lisbon" is a period drama of contemporary import -- and of the highest order.
Name auteurs John Sayles, Naomi Kawase, Bent Hamer, Raul Ruiz and Peter Mullan will compete for San Sebastian's top Golden Shell.