Portugal 2020 – Director: Judit Kalmár, Céline Coste Carlisle – Original language: English, Portuguese – Subtitles: English, French, German, Greek, None, Spanish – Length: 87 min.

Picturesque alleyways, colourful facades, small bars and wistful songs. Lisbon’s charm is attracting an increasing number of tourists and property investors. Two fado singers experience the revival of their city, which provokes mixed feelings, and accompany it with their song.

We present the German premiere of the film.

The subtitles are selectable in the audio settings of the video.

No youth rating


Judit Kalmár and Céline Coste Carlisle

Judit Kalmár and Céline Coste Carlisle are two European filmmakers who come from different fields: Céline is a Swiss-Portuguese visual artist with a background in music, and Judit, a Hungarian journalist with years of media experience behind her. Lisbon, where Céline settled down in 1999, was the connection between them. Fado and city changes, their main concern.

From alternative rock to fado and Balkan beats to the search for the tangibility of sounds:, as a new section, provides music for eyes and ears. Presented by ARTE

English/Original Title: SILÊNCIO – VOZES DE LISBOA. Writer: Judit Kalmár and Céline Coste Carlisle. Camera: Gábor Halász HSC. Sound: Frigyes Wahl. Editing: Paula Miranda, Mari Miklós and Györgyi Rétfalvi. Music: Various. Production: Charneca Bubble Productions. Producer: Céline Coste Carlisle. International Sales: Auditorium Films.

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