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Adventures of Sheherazade through the legends of the 1001 nights. She meets all the great heroes and kings, and is helped on her journey by a Genie who's living in 1990 London and uses his ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jimmy Genious
The King
Roger Carel ...
Marc Dudicourt
Georges Montillier ...
The Executioner
Alfredo Pea ...
Valérie Rojan
Eric Métayer ...
Joy Graham ...
Mrs. Wilson
Maurice Lane ...
Mr. Wilson
Tim Holm ...
The Chief Inspector
Raymond Aquilon ...
The Grand Eunuch


Adventures of Sheherazade through the legends of the 1001 nights. She meets all the great heroes and kings, and is helped on her journey by a Genie who's living in 1990 London and uses his TV to reach Sheherazade. Written by Cyril Morcrette <>

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11 April 1990 (France)  »

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Catherine Zeta-Jones's feature-film debut. See more »


Sheherazade: I am very good at running away.
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whiz contemporary comic look at this favorite fairy story
26 January 2002 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

A whiz rendition of this favorite story. Look out to see your childish memories of a picturesque fairy story come bang up to date with our adult life experiences. The story criss-crosses between medieval Baghdad and 20th century London, with numerous cross-cultural gags lighting the way. I watched this in the company of people from both parts of the world, and all of us found the film a riot, once the slow beginning picked up pace. We all recommend this highly for anyone.

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