Blame and the Sweet Hereafter - Essay - Aarontheoddguy
The lead was played by young Franco Merli who was discovered for this film by Pasolini. The film is an adaptation of several stories within the original collection but they are presented out of order and without the Scheherazade , Dunyazad and King Shahriyar frame story. The film contains abundant nudity , sex and slapstick humor. It preserves the eroticism and the story within a story structure of Arabian Nights and has been called "perhaps the best and certainly the most intelligent" of Arabian Nights film adaptations.