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Monty Python: “Almost The Truth – The Lawyer’s Cut” [DVD]

If you were ever a fan of the Monty Python’s Flying Circus television program that aired on the BBC Network then this lengthy documentary film will be something that you’ll really enjoy. Originally airing on the IFC Network, “Monty Python: Almost The Truth” was a six hour documentary that covered what appears to be every major point about the comedy troupe’s origins, first meetings, and their motivations to deliver their unique and eventually influential brand of comedy to the masses and much more. They succeed in this by including commentary from every one of the six Python’s (Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin) and each of them offers up a terrific insight to what they were all about. From beginning to end the documentary features little bits and pieces of the famous sketches and animations that the program was so well-known for. The complete IFC documentary comes to us care of Eagle Vision and while it is loaded with features, I am not too certain that it includes anything that we did not see on the original broadcast.
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