- Rated: NC-17
- Run Time: 2 hours, 4 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: April 7, 2009
- Originally Released: 1973
- Label: Koch Lorber Films
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.66
- Dolby Digital - French
- Subtitles - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Excerpt from the documentary "Marco Ferreri: The Director Who Came From the Future"
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Four jaded European buddies decide to end their boring existence in a hilariously decadent orgy of wine, women and song.
Description by Koch Entertainment Distribution:
In Marco Ferreri's decadent and depraved masterpiece, four friends hole up with three prostitutes and a local schoolteacher in a Parisian villa to eat themselves to death. Starring Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli and Philippe Noiret.
Four men, in mid-life crisis, get together over a weekend for one last orgy of sex, gourmet eating, and decadent behavior before dying.
Black Comedy |
Cult Film |
Prostitutes / Whores |
Road To Ruin |
Substance Abuse |
- Color by Eastmancolor.
- Additional cast: Solange Florence; Blondean Giorgetti; Michele Alexandre; Monique Chaumette; Henri Piccoli; and Maurice Dorleac.
- Supporting actor, Maurice Dorleac, is the father of actresses Françoise Dorleac and Catherine Deneuve.
- Additional credits: Alain Coiffier (production manager) Ilya Clausse (camera operator); Gina Pignier (editor); and Enrique Bergier (assistant director).
- Actor Michel Piccoli performed his own piano solos.
- Copyright MKS Industries, Inc. 1973.