Arabian Nights: Volume 1, The Restless One

Directed by Miguel Gomes

Year: 2014
Running Time: 126
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: Scope
Country: France, Germany, Portugal, Switzerland
Language: Portuguese [audio]
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Arabian Nights: Volume 1, The Restless One

Fernanda Loureiro
Carloto Cotta
Rogerio Samora
Adriano Luz
Americo Silva
Crista Alfaiate

Directed by Miguel Gomes

Volume 1, The Restless One

In which Scheherazade tells of the restlessness that befell the country: It hath reached me, O auspicious King, that in a sad country among all countries, where people dream of mermaids and whales, and unemployment is spreading. In certain places, forests burn into the night despite the falling rain; men and women long to set out to sea in the middle of winter. Sometimes there are animals that talk although it is highly improbable that they are listened to. In this country, where things are not what they appear to be, men of power promenade on camels and hide permanent and shameful erections; they await the moment when taxes are collected so they can pay a certain wizard whom... And seeing the morning break, Scheherazade fell silent.


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George Eastman House Rochester 1463457600May 17, 2016
Austin Film Society Austin 14600880004/8 and 4/10
DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Notre Dame 1455858000February 19, 2016
SIFF Cinema Seattle 1455858000February 19 - February 25, 2016
Gateway Film Center Columbus 1454734800February 6 - February 7, 2016
Walker Art Center Minneapolis 14546484002/5, 2/19
Wadsworth Atheneum Hartford 1454562000Feb. 4, 6 and 7
Cleveland Cinematheque Cleveland 1454562000February 4 - February 7, 2016
UW-Madison Cinematheque Madison 1453525200January 23, 2016
Harvard Film Archive Cambridge 14527476001/14-15, 1/17, 1/21
Miami Beach Cinematheque Miami Beach 14523156001/9-10, 1/3
The Loft Cinema Tucson 1451624400January 1, 2016
Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center New York 144920520012/25, 12/28

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