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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.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/27/2009
UPC:
0801213512294
Rating:
NR
Source:
Eagle Rock
Region Code:
0
Time:
7:43:00

Special Features

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

Cast & Crew

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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