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Carlos do Carmo in Fados


2007 NR

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.