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Arabian Nights

Arabian Nights

A Feature film by Pier Paolo Pasolini

Release in France : 14/08/1947

    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.

    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution (3)

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    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

    Nationality :

    100% French (Italy, France)

    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 :

    Unknown

    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