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Arabian Nights (Il Fiore delle mille e una notte) (Italy / France, 1974)

Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini. Cast: Ninetto Davoli, Franco Citti, Margaret Clementi, Tessa Bouche, Ines Pellegrini, Franco Merli. The tale follows the adventures of a slave girl as she rises to power over a great city. Around her revolve the stories of magic and lust, mystery and fantasy that derive from three cultures (Persia, Egypt and India) and range from the ninth century to the Renaissance. 133 min. ; Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Awards
Cannes Film Festival - Special Jury Prize
Rated "X" in 1979; rating symbol changed to NC-17 in 1990 Awards Cannes Film Festival - Special Jury Prize

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