Original title: Requiem
Production: CAB Productions; Centre National de la Cinématographie (CNC); Filmograph S.A.; Gémini Films; Instituto Português da Arte Cinematográfica e Audiovisual (IPACA); Madragoa Filmes; Télévision Suisse-Romande (TSR); Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)
Director: Alain Tanner
Script: Alain Tanner; Bernard Comment
Photography: Hugues Ryffel
Music: Michel Wintsch
Cast: Francis Frappat; Cécile Tanner; André Marcon; Alexandre Zloto; Zita Duarte; Márcia Breia; Raúl Solnado; Miguel Yeco; Lia Gama; Rafaela Santos
Languages available: French
Subtitles: French (for Portuguese dialogs); English
Paul has a strange appointment in Lisbon, where he will meet the ghost of Fernando Pessoa. As he waits, he will meet, by a series of coincidences, a variety of characters of the present and the past, where the living and the dead cross at the same time, and where time is decompartmentalized.
Based on the novel by Antonio Tabucchi.
Co-production between France, Switzerland and Portugal.
Nominated for the Swiss Film Prize 1999: Best Film
Nominated for the Tokyo Grand Prix, at the Tokyo International Film Festival 1998