Monty Python - Almost the Truth - The Lawyer's Cut

Monty Python - Almost the Truth - The Lawyer's Cut

Cast: Alan Parker, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

     
 
This exhaustive, six-hour documentary chronicles the history of Britain's Monty Python's Flying Circus and its members, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, and the late Graham Chapman. Directed by Alan Parker, the film explores the troupe's roots -- from childhood experiences, schooling, and college life, to the birth of the

Overview

This exhaustive, six-hour documentary chronicles the history of Britain's Monty Python's Flying Circus and its members, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, and the late Graham Chapman. Directed by Alan Parker, the film explores the troupe's roots -- from childhood experiences, schooling, and college life, to the birth of the comedy troupe in the '60s. The film also looks at how the troupe influenced other comedians, and features interviews with Steve Martin, Jimmy Fallon, Hugh Grant, Rowan Atkinson, Eddie Izzard, Tim Roth, Seth Green, Joan Rivers, and others. The documentary originally screened in cinemas in the UK, and aired on cable channel IFC in October, 2009. This epic, six-hour release chronicles the history of the landmark British sketch comedy troupe Monty Python, diving into everything from the five members' personal stories, to the social, political, and creative impact that the group's work came to have on showbusiness, England, and the universe.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/27/2009
UPC:
0801213334193
Rating:
NR
Source:
Eagle Rock
Time:
7:43:00

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Extended interviews with the Pythons ; Outtakes from the cutting room floor; Terry Gilliam picture gallery

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