During the shooting of DECAMERON (1970) Pasolini and his team spent a few weeks in Yemen for the episode ALIMBECH, which in the end was removed from the final version of the film and has been lost ever since. Pasolini took the remaining few metres of celluloid in October 1970 and filmed the streets of Sanaa, the beautiful facades, walls and towers of this ‚wild and dusty Venice’. The documentary’s aim was to make UNSECO aware of the importance and value or this place.

Italy 1971
Regie: Pier Paolo Pasolini
13min, 35mm, Farbe, OmeU

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