Censuring The Censors
Rod W coordinates and maintains these entries. He also maintains The
Chopping List, a comprehensive guide to movies which have been censored in
According to the IMDB, the TV version prepared by Tristar features extensive cuts, time-compression and speeded credits to try and reduce the running length of the film. After litigation, Apted's name was removed from the TV version and the film was credited to pseudonymous director 'Alan Smithee'. Thankfully this DVD presents the original film in the way the director intended it.