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Arabian Nights

Arabian Nights

A Feature film by Pier Paolo Pasolini

Release in France : 14/08/1947

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Actors (6)

Production and distribution (3)

Synopsis

In this film inspired by the ancient erotic and mysterious tales of the Middle East, the main story concerns an innocent young man who comes to fall in love with a slave who selected him as her master. After his foolish error causes their separation, he travels in search of her. Various other travelers who recount their own tragic and romantic experiences include stories of a young man who becomes enraptured by a mysterious woman on his wedding day, and a man who is determined to free a woman from a demon.

Full credits (7)

Screenwriter :

Pier Paolo Pasolini

Director of Photography :

Giuseppe Ruzzolini

Production Designer :

Dante Ferretti

Costume designer :

Danilo Donati

Foreign Producer :

Alberto Grimaldi

Editors :

Nino Baragli, Tatiana Casini Morigi

Music Composer :

Ennio Morricone

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Fairy tale

Themes :

Legends, Eroticism

Production language :

Italian

Coproducer countries :

Italy, France

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Production year :

1974

French release :

14/08/1947

Runtime :

2 h 9 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

41120

Visa issue date :

08/08/1974

Approval :

Production formats :

35mm

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

1.85

Audio format :

Mono

Posters (2)

Director

Festival Selections

Cannes International Film Festival - 1974

Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1974)

Selection

Official Competition

Awards

Cannes International Film Festival - 1974

Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1974)

Awards

Special Grand Prize from the Jury