El Invierno en Lisboa (1990)

Genres - Crime, Drama, Thriller  |   Release Date - Mar 6, 1992 (USA)  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - France, Portugal, Spain  |  
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In this crime drama, a jazz pianist working the summer at the exclusive Lady Bird Club in Portugal as an accompanist for legendary trumpet player (portrayed by Dizzy Gillespie!) has a passionate affair with an enigmatic, ultimately conniving woman, who turns out to be married to a brutal mobster who with his cohorts, smuggles guns in hopes of overthrowing Portugal's democratic government. A murder causes the woman's sudden departure. The pianist, by this time, is hopelessly in love with her and so journeys to Lisbon to find her. Once there, he ends up over his head and in mortal danger.

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bad-woman, club [organization], deception, extramarital-affair, gangster, government, jazz, love, music, overthrow, piano, politician, scheme, weapons-dealer, play [recreation], Summer, weapons, Winter