1001 Nights



Sheherazade has been married to a ruler who wants many wives, but only one at a time. Consequently, as soon as he has bedded them, he has them put to death. In most retellings, the girl staves off this unfortunate conclusion by putting off the connubial event for a thousand and one nights, telling irresistible stories instead. In this one, she gets hold of a magic lamp.

  1. Philippe de Broca

    Director, Writer

  2. Jérôme Tonnerre


Top Billed Cast

  1. Catherine Zeta-Jones

    Catherine Zeta-Jones


  2. Gérard Jugnot

    Gérard Jugnot

    Jimmy Genious

  3. Thierry Lhermitte

    Thierry Lhermitte

    The King

  4. Stéphane Freiss

    Stéphane Freiss


  5. Vittorio Gassman

    Vittorio Gassman


Full Cast & Crew

1001 Nights
1001 Nights



Original Title Les 1001 nuits

Status Released

Release Information

  • April 11, 1990


    (Tous publics) valid for all audiences.

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 38m

Budget -

Revenue -



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