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Arabian Nights: Volume 2 - The Desolate One (2015)

As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 2, O Desolado (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 29 July 2015 (France)
Continuation of the Arabian Nights stories by the structure were adapted to modern life in Portugal in three innings and the third chapter "The Owners of Dixie" has three chapters.

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Miguel Gomes

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Crista Alfaiate Crista Alfaiate ... Génio / Vaca Estropiada
Chico Chapas Chico Chapas ... Simão 'Sem Tripas'
Luísa Cruz Luísa Cruz ... Juíza
Pedro Caldas Pedro Caldas ... Senhorio
Gonçalo Waddington ... Filho que Rouba / Careto / Vasco
Margarida Carpinteiro Margarida Carpinteiro ... Mãe / Glória
Carla Maciel ... Nora
Gracinda Nave ... Mulher que Cisma
Carloto Cotta ... Careto
Mariana Martins Mariana Martins ... Surda-Muda
Pedro Inês ... Advogado
José Manuel Mendes José Manuel Mendes ... Técnico Segurança Social
Américo Silva Américo Silva ... Negociante de Gado
Manuel Mozos Manuel Mozos ... Detetor de Mentiras
Jing Jing Guo Jing Jing Guo ... Amante Chinesa
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Continuation of the Arabian Nights stories by the structure were adapted to modern life in Portugal in three innings and the third chapter "The Owners of Dixie" has three chapters.

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29 July 2015 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

1001 Nacht: Volume 2: Der Verzweifelte See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$142, 5 February 2016

Gross USA:

$6,197
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2.35 : 1
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It was selected as the Portuguese entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards but it was not nominated. See more »

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During the tale of "The owners of Dixie" there is a misspell of the word "hole" in the title "The children of flat 10th A and the little whole to 10th B" See more »

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Follows Arabian Nights: Volume 1 - The Restless One (2015) See more »

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Written and performed by Adrian Gurvitz
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A masterpiece
3 September 2015 | by jpfazendeiro-54774See all my reviews

Don't follow the critic above. My opinion it's about the complete film, and I believe that the movie is simply marvelous, wonderful, a total gem, is sad and moving, but also humorous, free and poetic. It's absolutely original, is cinema in is true meaning. Miguel Gomes is one the greatest directors alive. I hope that he will receive the recognition that he deserves has a great filmmaker. The two previous films: Our beloved month of August and Tabu, were already great, but The Arabian Nights is even better. It's one of the few films that I saw in the last years that I call a masterpiece, and probably has in part I, one of the most beautiful title sequences of the history of the cinema.


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