Raimund Gregorius, having saved a beautiful Portuguese woman from leaping to her death, stumbles upon a mesmerizing book by a Portuguese author, which compels him to suddenly abandon the boring life he has led for years and to embark on an enthralling adventure. In search of the author, Gregorius acts as detective, pulling together pieces of a puzzle that involves political and emotional intrigue and the highest possible stakes. His voyage is one that transcends time and space, delving into the realms of history, medicine and love, all in search of true meaning to his life.
Jeremy Irons (Raimund), Mélanie Laurent (Young Estefania), Jack Huston (Amadeu), Martina Gedeck (Mariana), Tom Courtenay (Older João Eca), August Diehl (Young Jorge O’Kelly), Bruno Ganz (Older Jorge O’Kelly), Lena Olin (Older Estefania), Beatriz Batarda (young Adriana), Marco D’Almeida (Young João), Christopher Lee (Father Bartholomeu), Charlotte Rampling (Older Adriana), Nicolau Breyner (Da Silva), Jane Thorne (Older Clotilde), Burghart Klaußner (Judge Prado), Adriano Luz (Mendez), Sarah Bühlmann (Catarina Mendez), Filipe Vargas (Young Father Bartholomeu), Ana Lúcia Palminha (Young Clotilde), João Lagarto (Border Police Sergeant), José Wallenstein (Pide Agent), Eloy Monteiro (Professor), Joaquim Leitão (Principal), Jean Pierre Cornu (Shopkeeper), Hanspeter Müller (Mr Kagi), Dominique Devenport (Natalie), Max Hubacher (Another Student), Marçal Godinho (Gardener), Helena Afonso (Maria Prado), Bruno Salgueiro (Kicking Young Man), Maria d’Aires (Spitting Woman), Jorge Veríssimo (Men’s Outfitter),
Director: Bille August
DE, PT, CH / 111 minutes / 2013
AIRTIME / CHANNEL
18:50-19:45 Tue 15th Dec 2020