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As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 2, O Desolado

Miguel Gomes Portugal, 2015

msmichel's rating of the film Arabian Nights: Volume 2, the Desolate One

TIFF '15 Volume 2 reps the best entry in the trilogy by being the most focused on its tales while respecting its framework. The long tale 'The Tears of the Judge' contain some of the finest satire in recent memory and an exceptional turn by Luisa Cruz. The tale well bordered by two other exceptional tales wisely makes its points of culpability, collusion and bureaucracy in a comic setting.