Caligula / Caligola (1979) 3 x DVD9 The Imperial Edition
Caligula may very well be the most controversial film in history. Only one movie dares to show the perversion behind Imperial Rome, and that movie is "Caligula," the epic story of Rome's mad emperor. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: his unholy sexual passion for his sister, his marriage to Rome's most infamous prostitute, his fiendishly inventive means of disposing of those who would oppose him, and more. The combined talents of cinematic giants Malcolm McDowell, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud and Shakespearean actress Helen Mirren, along with an acclaimed international cast and a bevy of beautiful Penthouse Pets, make this unique historical drama a masterwork of the screen. Not for the squeamish, not for the prudish, "Caligula" will shock and arouse you as it reveals the deviance and decadence beneath the surface of the grandeur that once was Rome.

3 x DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 02:35:55 + 02:32:52 | ~22 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English (Dolby AC3, 5 ch), English (Dolby AC3, 2 ch)
Subtitles: none
Genre: Adult, Drama, History

Director: Tinto Brass
Cast: Malcolm McDowell, Peter O'Toole, Helen Mirren, John Gielgud, Teresa Ann Savoy
Country: Italy, USA

Extras:

DISC 1:
• The extended 156 minute version of the film that includes all the explicit scenes added by Guccione.
• Vintage Trailers

DISC 2:
• Alternate Pre-Release Version: This slightly shorter cut of the film (152 minutes) is the pre-release cut, giving a slightly more accurate interpretation of what director Tinto Brass had in mind before Bob Guccione (Penthouse founder) came in and altered it.
• Audio Commentary with Malcolm McDowell
• Audio Commentary with Helen Mirren
• Audio Commentary with on-set writer/reporter Ernest Volkman
• Deleted & Alternate Scenes (47:51)

DISC 3:
• The Making of Caligula: Documentary (1:01:46) featuring interviews with Malcolm McDowell, Helen Mirren, Gore Vidal and many more
• My Roman Holiday with John Steiner (24:14)
• Caligula's Pet: A Conversation with Lori Wagner (28:18)
• Tinto Brass: Orgy of Power (34:26)
• The Making of Caligula: Featurette (9:55): Vintage promotional material
• Behind-the-Scenes Footage (1:07:00)
• Still Galleries

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