Arabian Nights

Arabian Nights

Downloadable Video - 2015 | Portuguese
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This a monumental and dazzlingly original three-part film by Miguel Gomes (*Tabu*) uses the structure of *One Thousand and One Nights* in order to tell the story of contemporary Portugal. Gomes' Scheherazade tells fantastic tales both fictional and documentary, from talking roosters to the everyday trials of the unemployed. Gomes weaves a colorful, surreal, and politically potent palimpsest of a film that captures how the great recession has affected both our lives and our dreams. Official Selection at **Cannes FIlm Fesitval** and the **Toronto International Film Festival**. *"The films are enchanting for their irony, their humanity, and their reflexiveness."* - Bill Stamets, ***The Chicago Reader***
Publisher: Kino Lorber,, 2015.
[San Francisco, California, USA] :, Kanopy Streaming,, 2019.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (383 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
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video file,MPEG-4,Flash

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