Monty Python's Life of Brian

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Publisher:
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,
Pub. Date:
[2007]
Edition:
Immaculate ed.
Language:
English
Description
On a midnight clear 2,000 years ago, three wise men enter a manger where a babe is wrapped in swaddling clothes. It is an infant called Brian...and the three wise men are in the wrong manger. For the rest of his life, Brian (Graham Chapman) finds himself regarded as something of a messiah -- yet he's always in the shadow of this other guy from Galilee. Brian is witness to the Sermon of the Mount, but his seat is in such a bad location that he can't hear any of it ("Blessed are the cheesemakers?"). Ultimately, he is brought before Pontius Pilate and sentenced to crucifixion, which takes place at that crowded, nonexclusive execution site a few blocks shy of Calvary. Rather than utter the Last Six Words, Brian leads his fellow crucifixees in a spirited rendition of a British music-hall cheer-up song "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life." The whole Monty Python gang (Chapman, Terry Jones, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, and Terry Gilliam) are on hand in multiple roles, playing such sacred characters as Stan Called Loretta, Biggus Dickus, Deadly Dirk, Casts the First Stone, and Intensely Dull Youth; also showing up are Goon Show veteran Spike Milligan and a Liverpool musician named George Harrison. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
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auth_author2Chapman, Graham, 1941-1989,
Chapman, Graham, 1941-1989.
Cleese, John,
Cleese, John.
Gilliam, Terry,
Gilliam, Terry.
Goldstone, John, 1943-
Idle, Eric,
Idle, Eric.
Jones, Terry, 1942-
Palin, Michael,
Palin, Michael.
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Chapman, Graham,1941-1989,screenwriter,actor.
Chapman, Graham,1941-1989.
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Gilliam, Terry,screenwriter,actor.
Gilliam, Terry.
Goldstone, John,1943-
Handmade Films.
Idle, Eric,screenwriter,actor.
Idle, Eric.
Jones, Terry,1942-
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Monty Python (Comedy troupe)
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Palin, Michael.
Paragon Entertainment Corporation.
Python (Monty) Pictures.
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subject_facetChristianity -- Drama
Comedy films
Drama
Feature films
Jesus Christ. -- Parodies, imitations, etc. -- Drama
Judaea (Region) -- Politics and government -- Drama
Parody -- Feature
Parody films
Pseudo-Messiahs -- Drama
Religion -- Feature
Religious films
Romans -- Judaea (Region) -- Drama
Video recordings
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_displayMonty Python's Life of Brian
title_fullMonty Python's Life of Brian [videorecording] / Handmade Films ; written by ... Graham Chapman ... [and others] ; executive producers, George Harrison and Denis O'Brien ; produced by John Goldstone ; directed by Terry Jones
Monty Python's Life of Brian [videorecording] / Handmade Films presents ; written by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin ; produced by John Goldstone ; design and animation by Terry Gilliam ; directed by Terry Jones
title_shortMonty Python's Life of Brian
topic_facetChristianity
Jesus Christ
Parodies, imitations, etc
Politics and government
Pseudo-Messiahs
Romans
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