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Fados

  • Release Date: Mar 06, 2009
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 30 min.
  • Genres: Music/Performing Arts
  • Director:Carlos Saura

Synopsis

If references to the fado -- an ancient Portuguese form of music -- fail to strike a chord with even the most cultured American viewers, this is only attributable to the genre's longtime obscurity. A Portuguese musical mode borne out of early 19th century Lisbon, and characterized by long, ornate, emotionally heavy ballads lamenting lost loves and shattered dreams, the fado began to experience a stunning and unpredicted resurgence in the early 21st century. [[Performer~P109977~Carlos...more

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