ARABIAN NIGHTS (Il Fiore delle mille e una notte) is a movie written and directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini in 1974. This picture won the Grand Prize of the jury of the 1974 Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for the Golden Palm.
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Nur Er Din has just bought a beautiful young slave, Zumurrud, with whom he's fallen madly in love. On the next day, Zumurrud is kidnapped by a wealthy merchant. She manages to escape and, after having crossed the desert, is enthroned King of a city whose king has just died without leaving any children to succeed him.
Nur Er Din will spend the following months searching for Zumurrud. He will make the acquaintance of several characters who'll tell him their personal story. These stories are erotic tales from the Arab folklore dealing with homosexuality, voyeurism and all the pleasures sex can give.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler