Rutles, The: All You Need Is Cash (UK)
A musical parody documentary of the Beatles
Running Time: 71 mins
Retail Price: £15.99
Content Type: Movie
Changing the course of music history forever, The Rutles represented the very best of British humour as Monty Python luminary Eric Idle and Saturday Night Live filmmaker Gary Weis collaborated with Neil Innes, Michael Palin, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Mick Jagger, Paul Simon, John Belushi and even George Harrison for a musical parody documentary of the Beatles.
Narrated by Idle, this musically brilliant spoof pokes affectionate fun at Beatles mythology. Featuring the "pre-fab four" of Nasty, Barry, Stig and Dirk, who under the guidance of agent Leggy Mountbatten make pop history with such hit songs as Please Please Let Me Hold Your Hand and I Am the Waitress, the film also follows the band`s film successes with A Hard Day`s Rut, Ouch!, Tragical History Tour, Yellow Submarine Sandwich, and Let It Rut.
We also see such career highlights as Nasty`s declaration that The Rutles are more popular than God (he meant "Rod," as in Rod Stewart) plus the beginning of the rumour that Dirk is dead (whereupon Stiggy starts his own rumour that he is dead), and Nasty`s unfortunate liaison with a Yoko Ono counterpart (depicted as a Neo-Nazi dominatrix). Rivalling Spinal Tap as the funniest rock spoof ever made, The Rutles All You Need Is Cash is a must have for both fans of The Rutles and The Beatles this autumn.
Newly restored and featuring previously unavailable scenes, the DVD will include an introduction and commentary from Eric Idle plus deleted scenes
Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 English
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