Arabian Nights Vol 1: The Restless One review

From Peter Bradshaw’s enthusiastic review here, and others elsewhere, this looks to be a brilliant film. Miguel Gomes’s film shows contemporary Portuguese life obliquely through the framed tale structure of The Thousand and One Nights. The Nights is another of those ur-texts whose influence, both in form and content, spreads widely throughout the literature of the fantastic.

About William the Bloody

Cat lover. 18C scholar on the dialogue and novel. Co-convenor OGOM Project
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