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Les 1001 nuits
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11 April 1990 (France) See more »
Scheherazade's story will be told once again. See more »
Adventures of Sheherazade through the legends of the 1001 nights. She meets all the great heroes and kings... See more » | Full synopsis »


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Catherine Zeta-Jones ... Sheherazade

Gérard Jugnot ... Jimmy Genious

Stéphane Freiss ... Aladin

Thierry Lhermitte ... The King

Vittorio Gassman ... Sinbad
Roger Carel ... The Great Vizier
Marc Dudicourt
Georges Montillier ... The Executioner
Alfredo Pea ... Agib
Valérie Rojan
Eric Métayer ... Abdullah
Joy Graham ... Mrs. Wilson
Maurice Lane ... Mr. Wilson
Tim Holm ... The Chief Inspector
Raymond Aquilon ... The Grand Eunuch
Florence Pelly ... The Grand Vizier's Daughter
Farida Khelfa ... The Queen
Faycal Smaili ... Aziz
Omar Zerrei ... Azaz
Omar Chenbod ... The Grand Imam
Tahar al Asbahami ... The Grand Chamberlain
Abdelkader Lofti ... The Fat Merchant
Maurice Illouz ... The Bourgeois
Mohamed Majd ... The Blind Man
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Ahmed Boulane ... Pirate
Max Vialle
J.R.M. Chapman ... English man (uncredited)

Directed by
Philippe de Broca 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Philippe de Broca 
Jérôme Tonnerre 

Produced by
André Djaoui .... producer
Sarim Fassi .... executive producer (as Salim Fassi Fihri)
Maurice Illouz .... producer
Original Music by
Gabriel Yared 
Cinematography by
Jean Tournier 
Film Editing by
Henri Lanoë 
Casting by
Ahmed Boulane 
Production Design by
François de Lamothe 
Costume Design by
Jacques Fonteray 
Makeup Department
Annick Legout .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Olivier Hélie .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ahmed Boulane .... assistant director
Driss Tahri .... first assistant director: Morocco
Art Department
Rachid Boulane .... assistant property master
Karym Ronda .... props
Gilles Ségurel .... property master
Sound Department
Gérard Barra .... sound
Laurent Quaglio .... supervising sound editor
Special Effects by
Pascal Charpentier .... special effects coordinator
Christian Guillon .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Pascal Charpentier .... visual effects coordinator
Christian Foucher .... digital artist
Hubert Fourneaux .... visual effects
François Ploye .... computer animation system designer
Patrick Cauderlier .... stunts
Daniel Vérité .... stunts
Casting Department
Mohamed Nesrate .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Abdelkrim Boulane .... costume assistant
Khalil Boulane .... wardrobe
Michèle Pezzin .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Sylvie Petat .... editor trainee
Location Management
Mohamed Benhmamane .... location manager
Other crew
Jacqueline Gamard .... script supervisor
Tim Holm .... dialogue coach
Joel Proust .... horse master
Caroline Saillo .... script supervisor assistant

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"1001 Nights" - International (English title) (informal literal title)
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98 min
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Did You Know?

Catherine Zeta-Jones's voice was dubbed.See more »
The Great Vizier:[walks over to Sheherazade and wakes her up] I must cut off your head.See more »


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