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United Kingdom Box Office for Arabian Nights Volume 1: The Restless One (2015)

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Theatrical Performance (US$)
United Kingdom Box Office $6,194Details
Worldwide Box Office $34,038Details
Home Market Performance
North America DVD Sales $46,001 Details
North America Blu-ray Sales $50,433 Details
Total North America Video Sales $96,434
Further financial details...

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In Portugal- one European country in crisis- a film director proposes to build fictional stories from the miserable reality he is immersed in. However, failing to find meaning in his work, he cowardly runs away and leaves the beautiful Scheherazade to stand in his shoes. She will require enthusiasm and courage so as not to bore the King with sad stories of this country. As nights go past, restlessness leads to desolation and in turn to enchantment. Therefore Scheherazade organizes the stories she tells the King in three volumes. She begins like this: "It hath reached me, O auspicious King, that in a sad country among all countries...".


Movie Details

United Kingdom Releases: April 22nd, 2016 (Wide), released as Arabian Nights Volume 1: The Restless One
Video Release: May 3rd, 2016 by Kino Lorber
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 125 minutes
Franchise: As Mil e Uma Noites
Keywords: Portugal, Modern Adaptation, Economic Crash, Unemployed, Non Professional Actor, Poverty, Directing Yourself, Screenplay Written By the Star
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: O Som e a Furia, Shellac Sud, Komplizen, Box Productions, Arte France Cinema, Arte
Production Countries: France,

Because some of our sources provide box office data in their local currency, while we use USD in the graph above and table below, exchange rate fluctuations can have effect on the data causing stronger increases or even decreases of the cumulative box office.

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2016/04/22 29 $6,194   9 $688   $6,194 1

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
North America 12/4/2015 $0 0 10 13 $12,260
Spain 6/3/2016 $5,223 13 19 40 $15,584 6/23/2016
United Kingdom 4/22/2016 $6,194 9 9 9 $6,194 6/9/2016
Worldwide Total$34,038 6/23/2016

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Leading Cast

   Punk Maria

Supporting Cast

Americo Silva    Grand Vizier
Luisa Cruz    Judge in The Tears of the Judge
Chico Chapas    Simao "Without Bowels"
Joana De Verona    Vania/Judge's Daughter
Goncalo Waddington    Vasco
Margarida Carpinteiro   
Carloto Cotta    Brazilian Translator
Teresa Madruga    Luisa

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Production and Technical Credits

Miguel Gomes    Screenwriter
Mariana Ricardo    Screenwriter
Telmo Churro    Screenwriter
Luis Urbano    Executive Producer
Isabel Silva    Production Manager
Miguel Martins    Sound Editor
Miguel Martins    Sound Mixer
Telmo Churro    Editor
Pedro Felipe Marques    Editor
Miguel Gomes    Editor
Sylvia Grabowski    Costume Designer
Lucha D'Orey    Costume Designer
Bruno Duarte    Set Decorator
Bruno Lourenco    Assistant Director
Vasco Pimentel    Sound Mixer
Sayombhu Mukdeeprom    Cinematographer