Raimund Gregorius, having saved a beautiful Portuguese woman from leaping to her death, stumbles upon a mesmerizing book by a Portuguese author, which compels him to suddenly abandon the boring life he has led for years and to embark on an enthralling adventure. In search of the author, Gregorius acts as detective, pulling together pieces of a puzzle that involves political and emotional intrigue and the highest possible stakes. His voyage is one that transcends time and space, delving into the realms of history, medicine and love, all in search of true meaning to his life.
Thriller, Romance, Mystery
Germany, Portugal, Switzerland
Jeremy Irons (Raimund), Mélanie Laurent (Young Estefania), Jack Huston (Amadeu), Martina Gedeck (Mariana), Tom Courtenay (Older João Eca), August Diehl (Young Jorge O'Kelly), Bruno Ganz (Older Jorge O'Kelly) more..., Lena Olin (Older Estefania), Beatriz Batarda (young Adriana), Marco D'Almeida (Young João), Christopher Lee (Father Bartholomeu), Charlotte Rampling (Older Adriana), Nicolau Breyner (Da Silva), Jane Thorne (Older Clotilde), Burghart Klaußner (Judge Prado), Adriano Luz (Mendez), Sarah Bühlmann (Catarina Mendez), Filipe Vargas (Young Father Bartholomeu), Ana Lúcia Palminha (Young Clotilde), João Lagarto (Border Police Sergeant), José Wallenstein (Pide Agent), Eloy Monteiro (Professor), Joaquim Leitão (Principal), Jean Pierre Cornu (Shopkeeper), Hanspeter Müller (Mr Kagi), Dominique Devenport (Natalie), Max Hubacher (Another Student), Marçal Godinho (Gardener), Helena Afonso (Maria Prado), Bruno Salgueiro (Kicking Young Man), Maria d'Aires (Spitting Woman), Jorge Veríssimo (Men's Outfitter)
Pascal Mercier (Novel), Kerstin Ramcke (Producer), Peter Reichenbach (Producer), Filip Zumbrunn (Director of Photography), Hansjörg Weißbrich (Editor), Augusto Mayer (Production Design), Monika Jacobs (Costume Design) more..., Dominique Steiner-Studinka (Property Master), José Carlos Vitorino (Property Master), Luís Lacerda (Lead Painter), Adrian Baumeister (Dialogue Editor), Tobias Fleig (Sound Re-Recording Mixer), Rainer Heesch (Sound Designer), Andreas Otto (Boom Operator), Carsten Richter (Foley), Stefan Soltau (Sound Effects Editor), Björn Wiese (Sound Effects Editor), Tatjana Jakob (Supervising Sound Editor), Tatjana Jakob (Dialogue Editor), Marcel Stucki (Special Effects), Manfred Büttner (Visual Effects Supervisor), David Chan Cordeiro (Stunt Coordinator), Peter Demmer (Gaffer), Sam Emerson (Still Photographer), Sebastian Meuschel (Camera Operator), Corinna Glaus (Casting), Patrícia Vasconcelos (Casting), Bela Taborda (Transportation Captain), Annette Focks (Original Music Composer), Günther Russ (Producer), Ana Costa (Co-Producer), Benjamin Seikel (Co-Producer), Paulo Trancoso (Co-Producer), Michael Lehmann (Associate Producer), Michael Steiger (Associate Producer), Dieter Stempnierwsky (Line Producer), Eric Fischer (Executive Producer), Daniel Baur (Executive Producer), Kevin Scott Frakes (Executive Producer), Oliver Simon (Executive Producer) and others.
Tele München Fernseh Produktionsgesellschaft (TMG), Studio Hamburg Filmproduktion, C-Films AG, PalmStar Media, Efish Entertainment, Cinemate, K5 International, K5 Film
Raimund is ready to leave Lisbon.