The cult and masterful trilogy of Pier Paolo Pasolini
In the early 1970s, the great Italian poet, philosopher and director Pier Paolo Pasolini decided to bring three great founding stories to the screen: The Decameron , The Canterbury Tales and The Thousand and One Nights . Cheerful, extravagant, ambitious, his "Trilogy of Life" is as much a satire of modern consumer society as a reflection on mores, sexuality, religion and power. To be found for the first time in Box 3 Blu-ray!
Available in Blu-ray box set
Rigid case containing a 3-fold digipack
New Restored Masters
THE DECAMERON (1971 – Colors – 111 mn)
Written by Boccaccio between 1349 and 1353, The Decameron contains a hundred stories that are told in ten days of the lords of Florence kept away from the city because of the plague epidemic. Of all these stories, Pasolini will retain ten that he will link by bringing back here and there two or three characters...
THE CANTERBURY TALES (1972 – Colors – 111 mn)
In medieval England, a writer (Chaucer – played by Pasolini) witnesses the telling of a series of funny and erotic stories told, in an inn, by pilgrims who have come in droves to Canterbury Cathedral. He rejoices in what he sees and hears, takes notes and lets his imagination run wild...
THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS
(1974 – Colors – 130 mn)
In the well-known atmosphere of the nested tales of the Eastern tradition, this film recounts a series of amorous adventures that the characters experience between dream and reality. The framework of the fifteen stories that make up the film is woven by the adventures of the young Noureddine who is looking for his partner Zoumourroud from whom he finds himself cruelly separated...
. 3 INTERVIEWS WITH ACTOR NINETTO DAVOLI
. 2 DELETED SCENES (THE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS)
. 3 PHOTO SLIDESHOW
. 3 ORIGINAL TRAILERS
3 BD • HIGH DEFINITION MASTERS • 1080/23.98p • AVC ENCODING • Original Italian Version / Official English Version* / French Version DTS-HD MA 1.0 • French Subtitles • 1.85 format respected • Colors • Total Film Length: 352 mins
*only available on The Canterbury Tales .
Released October 12, 2020