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Arabian Nights - Volume 1, The Restless One

Arabian Nights - Volume 1, The Restless One

A Feature film by Miguel Gomes

Release in France : 24/06/2015

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Co-productions :

Shellac Sud, Arte France Cinéma, Agat Films & Cie / Ex Nihilo

Film exports/foreign sales :

The Match Factory

News agency (France) :

Makna Presse

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O Som e a Fúria, Box Productions, Komplizen Film

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In which Scheherazade tells of the restlessness that befell the country: “It hath reached me, O auspicious King, that in a sad country where people dream of mermaids and whales, unemployment spreads. 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 wizard whom…”. And seeing the morning break, Scheherazade fell silent.

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Full credits (14)

Assistant Director :

Bruno Lourenço

Foreign producers :

Sandro Aguilar, Luis Urbano, Elena Tatti, Thierry Spicher, Elodie Brunner

Director of Photography :

Sayombhu Mukdeeprom

Production manager :

Isabel Silva

Editors :

Telmo Churro, Pedro Filipe Marques, Miguel Gomes

Production Designers :

Bruno Duarte, Artur Pinheiro

Grader :

Christophe Bouquet

Screenwriters :

Miguel Gomes, Mariana Ricardo, Telmo Churro

Co-producers :

Thomas Ordonneau, Olivier Père, Rémi Burah, Robert Guédiguian, Patrick Sobelman, Marc Bordure

Sound Recordist :

Vasco Pimentel

Press Attaché (film) :

Chloé Lorenzi

Sound Editor :

Miguel Martins

Costume designer :

Silvia Grabowski

Sound Mixer :

Miguel Martins

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Feature film

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France, Portugal, Germany, Switzerland

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Minority French (France, Portugal, Germany, Switzerland)

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Runtime :

2 h 5 min

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Audio format :

Dolby 5.1

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News (2)

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