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A magical retelling of the classic tales by Sir Richard F. Burton. Targeted for assassination by his first wife and his evil brother, a young sultan must marry by the next full moon or he ... See full summary »

Director:

Steve Barron

Writer:

Peter Barnes

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Mili Avital ... Scheherezade
Alan Bates ... Storyteller
James Frain ... Schahzenan / Harun al-Rashid
Tchéky Karyo ... Black Coda (as Tcheky Karyo)
Jason Scott Lee ... Aladdin
John Leguizamo ... Genie of the Lamp / Genie of the Ring
Vanessa Mae Vanessa Mae ... Princess Zobeide
Dougray Scott ... Sultan Shahryar / Amin
Rufus Sewell ... Ali Baba
Jim Carter ... Ja'far
Peter Guinness ... Chief Executioner
Hugh Quarshie ... Mustappa
Pik Sen Lim ... Aladdin's Mother (as Pik-Sen Lim)
Amira Casar ... Morgiana
Andy Serkis ... Kasim
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Storyline

A magical retelling of the classic tales by Sir Richard F. Burton. Targeted for assassination by his first wife and his evil brother, a young sultan must marry by the next full moon or he will lose his kingdom. His uncertainty over his newfound bride causes her to stall the sultan with a series of fantastic stories to ease the tension and stall her impending execution. As she spins tales of tragedy, comedy, magic, and mayhem, the sultan learns valuable lessons and confesses his deep love for her.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 2000 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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One of the rare live action depictions of Aladdin as a Chinese youth like he is said to be in the original story. See more »

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