Rent Fados on DVD


2007 Rated NR 1hr 32m

Through performances of traditional pieces and contemporary expressions, celebrated filmmaker Carlos Saura explores the heritage of fado music, a haunting Portuguese vocal tradition born in the 1820s that speaks of lost love and longing for home. By turns moving and inspiring, this captivating musical documentary features such renowned fado artists as Camané, Carlos do Carmo and Lila Downs.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Portuguese: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailers; making-of featurette; photo gallery.