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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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Alfredo Pea ...
Agib
Valérie Rojan
Eric Métayer ...
Abdullah
Joy Graham ...
Mrs. Wilson
Maurice Lane ...
Mr. Wilson
Tim Holm ...
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Raymond Aquilon ...
The Grand Eunuch
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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 TV to reach Sheherazade. Written by Cyril Morcrette <cyril@ceci.mit.edu>

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The Great Vizier: [walks over to Sheherazade and wakes her up] I must cut off your head.
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excellent lightweight super-fast script, though it's a long film
20 December 2001 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

Part 1 is amusing, though seems a tad long, along the way - but hold on! Watch out and keep pace with this comedy as it crescendoes hilariously all the way to the end. Though part 11 also takes quite a while to see - it makes it well worth any waiting in the end.

Enjoy the light look and feel, but keep your eyes and ears peeled and ready for highly entertaining spot on laugh lines bouncing off the international cast of comedians, all ready to play a line from their own neck of the woods and backgrounds.

Especially recommended for anyone with some personal knowledge of people with excellent English manners, or those with lively Arabic temperaments and sense of time and place: be ready to hold on to your belly as you laugh!


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