Princess Budu sleeps, and dreams. She dreams of whimsical fairies and a wicked, restless beastial spirit. Her dream is one unmoored from identity and self - perhaps she is the fairy, perhaps those other fairies are other persons also. Also moving through her dream, always recurring in her thoughts is her lover Prince Kamar. The beastial spirit desires Budu; Kamar desires Budu, and she only has eyes for Kamar. Through her dream she floats and fades across an Arabian fantasia of minarets and mosques. These flickering moments, fleeting snatches of slumbered thought, are filled with an intoxicating, ethereal beauty.
Story: I don't think there is a definitive story or plot to this or if you can figure it out, you must have been high while watching it. It's pretty much inside the dream of the main female character, Budu, who apparently dreams about being naked a lot and possibly being raped by the devil, but is in love with Kamar (who quite possibly could be the devil/demon), the male lead who she eventually has sex with... read more
a very atmospheric and symbolic work creative types will enjoy and perhaps even relate to.. think leon bakst or the bell jar...1001 nights may be enjoyed with or without the use of controlled substances.. read more