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Arabian Nights, The

Alternative title
Fiore Delle Mille e una Notte, Il
Synopsis
The final part of Pasolini’s ‘Trilogy of life’ series which also includes THE DECAMERON and THE CANTERBURY TALES. A dream-like, sensuous interpretation of the original folk tales. Locations in Yemen, Ethiopia, Iran and Nepal form a rich backdrop to the tales of slaves and kings, potions, betrayals, demons, love and lovemaking.
Language
English
Country
Italy
Medium
Video; Digital versatile disk. col. 125 min.
Year of production
1974
Availability
Sale; 2001 video sale: £15.99 (inclusive)
Subjects
Media studies
Keywords
cinema - Italy; folk tales

Credits

Director
Pier Paolo Pasolini
Producer
Alberto Grimaldi
Cast
Franco Merli 
Ines Pellegrini 
Luiginia Rocci 
Ninetto Davoli 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD

Distributor

Name

BFI Video

Email
video.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7957 8957
Fax
020 7957 8968
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
 

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