Four Chaucer tales, most notably "The Merchant's Tale" and "The Wife of Bath," are recounted by travelers, with director Pasolini as the bawdy poet. Deemed obscene by the Italian courts, it's the second entry in Pasolini's medieval "Trilogy of Life," preceded by "The Decameron" and followed by "The Arabian Nights." In Italian with English subtitles.
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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 109 minutes.
Originally from Italian.
Berlin Intl. Film Fest. 1972: Golden Berlin Bear.
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