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Daughter of the Sands


Originally titled Les Noces de Sable, Daughter of the Sands was written by [[Performer~P85359~Jean Cocteau~jeancocteau]], who surprisingly did not also direct. Told almost completely in pantomime, the film is a modernization of the Tristan and Isolde legend ([[Performer~P85359~Cocteau~jeancocteau]] was quite fond of making classical allusions, both subtle and obvious, in his films). Denise Ciardi plays a girl of humble birth who falls in love with Larbi Tounsi, the son of a powerful sheik. Overcoming...more