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As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 2, O Desolado

Miguel Gomes Portugal, 2015

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

Chico Chapas is perfect as Simão 'Sem Tripas'. He is a non-actor. In a intriguing way. Unlike the Kusturica oddities that seem to fit the role and don't even need to act: they seem to have been found as they were presented, weird and wonderful and camera friendly. And unlike other non-actors in small roles in this very same film that are just bad actors (but don't harm the work). Chapas has a genuine uneasiness. *