Miguel Gomes

Filmography

Recent Reviews

Arabian Nights I: The Restless One

The three films taken as a whole are a masterpiece. I didn't enjoy every part of it, but somehow taken together they are far more than the sum of their...


Arabian Nights III: The Enchanted One

This final part of the trilogy is quite unlike the others. ...essentially a documentary about unemployed men who spend their time capturing songbirds and teaching them new songs. In a...


Arabian Nights II: The Desolate One

A much grimmer voyage through the contemporary Portuguese psyche than was Part 1. It portrays a chain of misery in one chapter that reduces a judge to tears. And in...


Arabian Nights I: The Restless One

Is there anyone else making films remotely like this? I think not. They seem to well up from some collective subconscious (of the Portuguese). Bitterness wrapped in farce. Real people...


Arabian Nights I: The Restless One

The white subtitles make this film unwatchable.