NC-17 | | Comedy, Drama, History
Pasolini's artistic, sometimes violent, always vividly cinematic retelling of some of Chaucer's most erotic tales.
Tom Baker's voice was not dubbed over by another actor and kept his own voice.
Between a jest and a joke, many a truth can be told.
Some of the women have tan-lines from bikinis.
The original UK cinema version was cut by the BBFC with edits to anal sex shots, a man being whipped, and Rufus urinating on the crowd during the 'Pardoner's Tale' segment for an 'X' certificate. The cuts were fully restored in 2001 and the certificate downgraded to a '15'.