Championed by a few, loathed by the many,
Caligula is perhaps the most mangled, mutilated, misunderstood movie in cinema history.
Thats why we decided to write a book about it.
There are several
We began this book in early 2006, but discarded it in December 2008 when we received several crates of documentation that had allegedly been destroyed. So we started all over again in early 2009. Weve covered all 50+ lawsuits (that number does not include some of the minor censorship cases), and most of them we covered in exhaustive detail. We sometimes suspect there are more that we dont know about. I right-clicked on my hard drive to find out how many documents we used as sources. The answer was a staggering 22,508, but that cant be right. I did a manual count and tallied somewhere around 5,000. (And people ask me, Why is it taking you so long? Do you have writers block? I want to kick them.)
Weve completed the first draft and are now
So stroll around through the links below. Not all of them are ready yet. Relax. Have fun.
HELP!!! WE NEED HELP IN PARIS!!! ARE YOU IN PARIS?
By the way, if you live in Paris, and if you are fluent in French and can get by in English, we need you! Do you have time on weekdays to visit some archives to do some research? If so, please contact us. Weve got a nice little project for you, and well pay. Thanks!
The Forthcoming Book
What on Earth Went Wrong? And How? And Why?
Analysis of the Movie
The Multiple Versions
The Mysterious Death of Anneka di Lorenzo
Tie-Ins, Promotional Items, and Other Such Phenomena
Stuart Urban Remembers Working on Caligula
You Know More Than We Do
Alan Kings TV Special on Caligula
The Cast and Crew
Every Screening and Booking We Have Learned About
Incredibly Difficult Translations That Gave Us Mountains of Migraines
Oodles and Oodles of Caligulas
Interesting External Links