Il Fiore delle mille e una notte [videorecording] = Arabian nights / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Alberto Grimaldi presenta ; un film di Pier Paolo Pasolini ; prodotto da Franco Rossellini ; una coproduzione PEA Produzioni Europee Associate s.a.s., Les Productions Artistes associés ; scritto e diretto da Pier Paolo Pasolini.

Other Title:
Pier Paolo Pasolini's Trilogy of life. Arabian nights
Trilogy of life. Arabian nights
Italian title on set container : Trilogia della vita
[Widescreen presentation].
[New York, NY] : The Criterion Collection, 2012.
Criterion collection; 631.
Criterion collection; 634.
Criterion collection ; 631
Criterion collection ; 634
1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Arabian nights -- Film adaptations.
Dancers -- Drama.
Brothers -- Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
Motion pictures, Italian.
Romance films.
Action and adventure films.
Fantasy films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
In Italian; optional subtitles in English.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC. Region 1; Dolby Digital monaural.
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.
Ninetto Davoli, Franco Citti, Ines Pellegrini, Tessa Bouché.
Director of photography, Giuseppe Ruzzolini; editors, Nino Baragli, Tatiana Casini Morigi; music, Ennio Morricone.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1974.
Based on a selection of stories from the collection known as Arabian nights.
Special features: introduction by Pasolini; 'On Arabian Nights,' a new visual essay by Tony Rayns; deleted scenes, with transcriptions of the dialogue from the original script; original theatrical trailers.
Aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Thea Marie Garfield Fund.
Released by Criterion Collection as a 4-disc set "Pier Paolo Pasolini's Trilogy of life" with: The Canterbury tales; The Decameron; Supplements, and a booklet. University of Pennsylvania Libraries have cataloged these items separately. See VanPeltVideo/DVD/021/325 (The Canterbury tales), VanPeltVideo/DVD/021/324 (Decameron), VanPeltVideo/DVD/021/327 (Supplements) and PN/1998.3.P367/P547 2012 (Pier Paolo Pasolini's Trilogy of life (booklet)).
Pasolini, Pier Paolo, 1922-1975 , Adapter, Screenwriter, Director
Grimaldi, Alberto. , Producer
Davoli, Ninetto. , Actor
Citti, Franco. , Actor
Pellegrini, Ines, 1954- , Actor
Morricone, Ennio. , Composer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. , Producer
Produzioni Europee Associate. , Producer
Productions Artistes associés. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
Thea Marie Garfield Fund.
Publisher Number:
CC2198D The Criterion Collection
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