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

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 ...
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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.
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Special Features

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

  • Release Date: 10/27/2009
  • UPC: 801213512294
  • Rating:

  • Source: Eagle Rock
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 7:43:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 24,233

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Cleese
Terry Gilliam
Eric Idle
Terry Jones
Michael Palin
Graham Chapman
Technical Credits
Alan Parker Director for Television
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Monty Python: Almost the Truth - The Lawyer's Cut
1. Dads and Dog Turds [8:33]
2. Very Naughty Boys [8:42]
3. College Spankings [6:43]
4. Oxford Reviews & Cambridge Footlights [7:34]
5. Pulling Frosty Faces [11:37]
6. How It All Began [8:08]
1. You Can't Call a Show "Cornflakes" [10:16]
2. Stop This, It's Silly [8:45]
3. Absurdly Animated Spam [8:19]
4. There Might Be Boobs [8:50]
5. Parrots & Penguins [16:53]
6. The Battle of the BBC [3:58]
1. Not Suitable for Family Viewing [9:34]
2. For the Record [8:46]
3. Terry, John and Terry [8:53]
4. Michael, Eric and Graham [15:57]
5. Leaving the Sausage Machine [5:09]
6. The Circus That Flew [6:24]
Disc #2 -- Monty Python: Almost the Truth - The Lawyer's Cut
1. And Now for Something Completely Different [10:02]
2. Let's Do a Movie! [12:04]
3. A Dirty Quest [7:11]
4. Shoot the Director [7:15]
5. King Graham [4:57]
6. Folly & Follies [13:27]
1. Biblically Funny? [12:44]
2. The World's Most Expensive Cinema Ticket [6:17]
3. Brian and Wodger [10:19]
4. The Squeamish Inquisition [12:36]
5. What Big Nose Did for Us [7:11]
6. Looking on the Bright Side [4:49]
1. Hollywood High [8:56]
2. Permission to Panic [7:50]
3. Every Scene is Sacred [11:47]
4. E's Off the Twig [5:23]
5. Spamalot [8:17]
6. Flying Solo [7:49]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Monty Python: Almost the Truth - The Lawyer's Cut
   Play All
   Episode Selection
      Episode 1: The Not-So-Interesting Beginnings
      Episode 2: The Much Funnier Second Episode
      Episode 3: And Now, the Sordid Personal Bits
   Set Up Options
      Audio Options
         Dolby Digital Stereo
         Dolby Digital 5.1
      Subtitles
         English
         Español
         Français
         None
Disc #2 -- Monty Python: Almost the Truth - The Lawyer's Cut
   Play All
   Episode Selection
      Episode 4: The Ultimate Holy Grail Episode
      Episode 5: Lust for Glory
      Episode 6: Finally! The Last Episode (Ever) (For Now...)
   Set Up Options
      Audio Options
         Dolby Digital Stereo
         Dolby Digital 5.1
      Subtitles
         English
         Español
         Français
         None
Disc #3 -- Monty Python: Almost the Truth - The Lawyer's Cut
   The Sketches
      Play All
      Dead Parrot
      Spanish Inquisition
      The Fish Slapping Dance
      Ministry of Silly Walks
      Lumberjack Song
      The Cheese Shop
      Spam
   Extended Interviews
      Play All
      John Cleese
      Eric Idle
      Terry Jones
      Terry Gilliam
      Michael Palin
   Terry Gilliam Picture Gallery
   Outtakes
      Play All
      Steve Coogan: The Undertaker
      The Seventh Python
      Python on Python
      Bruce Dickonson Register a Complaint
      The Hendon Sketch
      The Spam Museum
      Elvis was a Python Fan
      The Origins of the Cheese Shop
      Python in Texas
      The Origins of Fawlty Towers
      Tomorrow's World's 'The Broken Bottle'
   Subtitles
      English
      Español
      Français
      None
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