The Canterbury Tales

Premiere Date — X minutes, color, 35mm, aspect ratio 1.X:1 — Genre
Pasolini’s 10th feature, one-sentence SUMMARY.

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FILMS: Shorts and Documentaries | 1. Accattone | 2. Mamma Roma | 3. Gospel According to Saint Matthew | 4. Hawks and Sparrows | 5. Oedipus Rex | 6. Teorema | 7. Porcile | 8. Medea | 9. Decameron | 10. Canterbury Tales | 11. Arabian Nights | 12. Salo.



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There are currently several Pasolini video releases, to own (on DVD and Blu-ray), rent, stream, or borrow from your library, as well as Paolini books. NOTE: If you use my Amazon Affiliate Pasolini link for a purchase, I may receive a commission that helps support this site, at no additional cost to you. Regardless, I stand by my opinions.

Video Release (Used for This Review)

The Criterion Collection has released a box set, available in either Blu-ray or DVD, of Pasolni’s complete Trilogy of Life, that includes The Decameron, Canterbury Tales, and Arabian Nights.

  • Original theatrical release aspect ratio of 1.xx:1
  • Dolby Digital Mono
  • Subtitle control
  • $xx suggested retail

Reviewed Month xx, 200x / Revised October 18, 2020

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