Arabian Nights

Directed by Miguel Gomes

Year: 2015
Running Time: 382
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Country: Portugal
Language: Portugese
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Arabian Nights

Crista Alfaiate
Adriano Luz
Americo Silva
Luisa Cruz
Chico Chapas
Joana De Verona
Gonçalo Waddington
Margarida Carpinteiro
Carloto Cotta

Directed by Miguel Gomes

Arabian Nights is a monumental and dazzlingly original three-part film by Miguel Gomes (Tabu) that uses the structure of one thousand and one nights in order to tell the story of contemporary Portugal. Gomes’ scheherazade tells fantastic tales both fictional and documentary, from talking roosters to the everyday trials of the unemployed. Gomes weaves a colorful, surreal, and politically potent palimpsest of a film that captures how the great recession has affected both our lives and our dreams.

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