"Its beauty is mysteriously perfect, almost excessive & thrilling." He says this somewhere near the end, about Sana'a, but it's how I feel from the 1st shot, about the film. Unf. The man sure could convey passion. Basically, Pasolini makes an earnest, cluelessly paternalistic case for privileging his Enlightened Outsider perspective in questions of Yemen's national interest. And it's STILL a 3, so... Yeah. Gorgeous!