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Published 02 06, 2015
Year : 1979
Release date : 15 February 1980
Genres: Adult, Drama, History,
Director : Tinto Brass, Bob Guccione, Giancarlo Lui,
Writers: Gore Vidal, Bob Guccione, Giancarlo Lui, Franco Rossellini,
Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Teresa Ann Savoy, Guido Mannari, John Gielgud, Peter O'Toole,
Time: 156 min.
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Caligula is a biographical film focusing on the rise and fall of the Roman Emperor Caligula. It stars Malcolm McDowell, Teresa Ann Savoy, Helen Mirren, Peter O'Toole and John Gielgud. It is the only feature film produced by the men's magazine Penthouse. Producer Bob Guccione, the magazines founder, intended to produce an explicit adult film within a feature film narrative, which had high production values. He intended to cast Penthouse Pets as extras in unsimulated sexual scenes filmed during post-production by Guccione and Giancarlo Lui. Guccione hired screenwriter Gore Vidal to draft the film's script and Tinto Brass to direct the film. Brass extensively altered Vidal's original screenplay, leading Vidal to disavow the film. The final screenplay focuses on the idea that absolute power corrupts absolutely. Brass and Guccione disagreed over Gucciones use of unsimulated sexual content, which Brass refused to film. Because the producers did not allow Brass to edit the film, changed its tone and style significantly without consulting the director and added hardcore sex scenes not filmed by Brass, he also disavowed the film. The films release was controversial; it was met with legal issues and controversies over its violent and sexual content. Although reviews were overwhelmingly negative, Caligula is considered to be a cult classic and its political content was considered to have significant merit.