Arabian Nights: Volume 2, The Desolate One

Directed by Miguel Gomes

Year: 2015
Running Time: 131
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: Scope
Country: France, Germany, Portugal, Switzerland
Language: Portuguese [audio]
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Arabian Nights: Volume 2, The Desolate One

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Directed by Miguel Gomes


Arabian Nights: Volume 2, The Desolate One

In which Scheherazade tells of how desolation invaded men: It hath reached me, O auspicious King, that a distressed judge will cry instead of giving out her sentence on a night when all three moons are aligned. A runaway murderer will wander through the land for over forty days and will tele transport himself to escape the Police while dreaming of prostitutes and partridges. A wounded cow will reminisce about a thousand-year-old olive tree while saying what she must say, which will sound none less than sad! The residents of a tower block in the suburbs will save parrots and piss inside lifts while surrounded by dead people and ghosts; including in fact a dog that... And seeing the morning break, Scheherazade fell silent. Damned tales! If things continue this way my daughter will surely end up with her throat slit! the Grand-Vizier, Scheherazade's father, thinks in his palace in Baghdad.

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PLAYDATES

Venue City Date
George Eastman House Rochester 1464062400May 24, 2016
Austin Film Society Austin 14606928004/15 and 4/17
DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Notre Dame 1455944400February 20, 2016
SIFF Cinema Seattle 1455858000February 19 - February 25, 2016
Wadsworth Atheneum Hartford 1455771600Feb. 18, 20, and 21
Cleveland Cinematheque Cleveland 1455166800February 11 - February 14, 2016
Walker Art Center Minneapolis 14547348002/6, 2/20
Gateway Film Center Columbus 1454734800February 6 - February 7, 2016
Denver Film Society Denver 1453611600January 24, 2016
Miami Beach Cinematheque Miami Beach 1453525200January 23 - January 25, 2016
UW-Madison Cinematheque Madison 1453525200January 23, 2016
Harvard Film Archive Cambridge 14528340001/15-16, 1/22-23


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