Arabian Nights, Volume 2: The Enchanted One
aka As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 3, O Encantado
First screened in September 2015
Director: Miguel Gomes. Cast: Chico Chapas, Crista Alfaiate, Bernardo Alves, Américo Silva, Quitério, Gonçalo Waddington, Guo Jing Jing, Carloto Cotta, Louison Tresallet. Screenplay: Miguel Gomes, Mariana Ricardo, and Telmo Churro.

Twitter Capsule: What Obama said about guns and religion, but about chaffinches. Heavy histories shrink to bearable fetishes.

VOR:   Gomes's tremendous love letter to Portugal was always equally a lament . He must know how alienating this final installment will be, but an easier finish would make little sense.



Photo © 2015 Sound and Fury/Shellac Sud/Komplizen Film/Box Productions

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A


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