PG | | Drama, Music
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 ...See full summary »
Originally intended to be a pure promotional documentary about Lisbon comissioned by the city. Director Wim Wenders added some fictional components to the film and created a story with a thin and simple plot line.
Listen. You have to guess what this is.
Beta: A horse! He's afraid!
Zé: Yeah, horse!
Vera: That's it!
Sofia: He's running very fast! He's galloping!
Phillip Winter: Right. And who is always on a horse?
Zé: A cowboy.
Phillip Winter: Right. And now...
Vera: A match!
Zé: He lights a match!
Sofia: What's that?
Zé: He makes a fire!
In Lisbon, Mr. Winter reads a loving air mail post card received from Teresa, touring with her musical group, Madredeus in Brazil [at around 1:09:29]. The card shows Rio and Sugarloaf Mountain. However the card is postmarked May (possibly June) 7, 1994 in Portugal.
English, Portuguese, German
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