IndieLisboa 2016: I Was in Lisbon and Remembered You (José Barahona, 2015)

Sometimes the most difficult kind of review to write is one for a film that’s full of good intentions; a film that’s never outright hateful or anything like that, but lacking or floundering when it comes to certain decisions at a script or direction level. In short: the mediocre message movie. When it comes to José Barahona’s I Was in Lisbon and Remembered You, the nagging problems aren’t so much to do with the direction (bar one major thing, but we’ll get to that), but instead the screenplay he wrote based on a novel by author Luiz Ruffato…

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