Monty python. Almost the truth

Published 2009
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The legendary British comedy troupe Monty Python are all gathered in front of the camera one last time in this original documentary series that retells the entire Python phenomenon start to finish.Monty Python reunites in this outrageous comedy and also features some of today's biggest comedians including Jimmy Fallon, Eddie Izzard, Dan Aykroyd, and Seth Green. The Pythons are matched against their contemporaries: rock stars, comedians, actors, politicians, Python-haters and potential axe murderers, in this never-before-seen outrageous comedy from the biggest comedy troupe of all time. Watch as Monty Python is brought to life on-screen in this six part mini-series which is airing on the IFC Chanel. The Monty Python troupe includes John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin and Graham Chapman. Almost the Truth retells the entire Python phenomenon from start to finish Every opinion on Monty Python will be brought to life on-screen for the first time with never-before-seen material. Dozens of featured guest interviews will include Jimmy Fallon, Lorne Michaels, Hugh Hefner, Eddie Izzard, Olivia Harrison, Steven Merchant, Dan Aykroyd, Tim Roth, Seth Green, among many others. First time the Pythons have come together since 1983. Contains all new interviews. Features the famous Life Of Brian TV Debate from 1979.

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[United States] : Eagle Rock Entertainment, c2009.
3 videodiscs (ca. 463 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 leaflet.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA: Not rated.
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Almost the truth [DVD]
DVD release of episodes originally broadcast on television in 2009.
Features: extended interviews with the Pythons; outtakes from the cutting room floor ; Terry Gilliam picture gallery.
Director of photography, Nick Ray Rutter ; editors, Bill Jones, Caroline Sarin, Ben Luria.
Eric Idle, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones.
DVD ; all regions ; widescreen (16:9) and fullscreen (4:3) presentations ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround and stereo.
In English, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Disc 1. The not so interesting beginnings ; The much funnier second episode ; And now, the sordid personal bits
disc 2. The ultimate Holy Grail episode ; Lust for glory! ; Finally! The last episode (ever) (for now-- )
disc 3. The sketches: The parrot sketch ; Spanish inquisition ; The fish slapping dance ; Ministry of silly walks ; Lumberjack song ; The cheese soup ; Spam.
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