Arabian Nights - Adventures from 1001 Nights

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German title Arabian Nights - Adventures from 1001 Nights
Original title Arabian Nights
Country of production United States
original language English
Publishing year 2000
length 180 minutes
Age rating FSK 12
Director Steve Barron
script Peter Barnes
production Dyson Lovell
music Richard Harvey
camera Remi Adefarasin
cut David Yardley

Arabian Nights is an American fantasy film from 2000.


The film tells the story of Scheherazade , a young woman who marries Sultan Shariar. However, he is suspicious of any woman because his first wife, Morgiana, almost killed him. And so he decided to kill his new wife after the wedding night. But Scheherazade is smart. She captivates her husband every evening with a new story and ends it in the middle, just before sunrise. These stories are about men like Ali Baba , Aladdin , and many other heroes of the Orient.


The film was shot on three continents: Europe , Asia and Africa . The backdrops were made in Turkey , Morocco , Yemen and Jordan .


  • Lexicon of international film : elaborate animation, opulently equipped costume film based on the story of Scheherazade, who hopes to postpone her execution by telling the Sultan a thousand and one fairy tales night after night.


The film received four Emmy nominations in the categories "Best Mask", "Best Equipment", "Best Costume Design", "Best Hair Styling" and "Best Film". He won it in the “Best Mask” category.

Voice actor

The voice actors for the German version:

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Arabian Nights - Adventures from 1001 Nights. In: Lexicon of International Films . Film service , accessed December 20, 2016 .Template: LdiF / Maintenance / Access used 
  2. Arabian Nights - Adventures from 1001 Nights. Retrieved August 30, 2015 .