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Brazil

Author: Terry GilliamJonathan PryceRobert De NiroKatherine HelmondMichael KamenAll authors
Publisher: Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection ; Universal City, CA : Universal Home Video [distributor], [2006]
Series: Criterion collection, 51.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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A comedy/romance about a surreal world in which terrorists scare the citizens, and where nothing can be accomplished without paperwork.
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Genre/Form: Surrealism in motion pictures
Dystopias
Black humor
Comedy films
Dark comedy - Feature
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Dark comedy
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Gilliam; Jonathan Pryce; Robert De Niro; Katherine Helmond; Michael Kamen; Criterion Collection (Firm); Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1559409789 9781559409780 0780022181 9780780022188
OCLC Number: 71198361
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.
Special features: Disc 1: The movie: All-new, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised and approved by director Terry Gilliam, with a remastered Dolby stereo. surround soundtrack; Audio commentary by Gilliam ; Disc 2: The production notebook: "What is 'Brazil'?", Rob Hedden's 30-minute on-set documentary; "The battle of 'Brazil': a video history", an original 60-minute Criterion documentary by Jack Mathews; Screenwriters Tom Stoppard and Charles McKeown on the script; Production designer Norman Garwood on the look of 'Brazil'; Costume designer James Acheson on the couture of fantasy and fascism; Storyboards for Gilliam's original dream sequences, many of which didn't make it into the film; Composer Michael Kamen unveils the sources of his score; A study of the special effects, including raw footage of unfinished effects; Theatrical trailer; Publicity and production stills ; Disc 3: 'Brazil': the "Love conquers all" version: The 94-minute cut of 'Brazil', which includes all the changes that Gilliam refused to make, from the alternate opening to the controversial happy ending; Audio commentary by Gilliam expert David Morgan; An essay by Jack Mathews.
Credits: Original music, Michael Kamen ; costume designer, James Acheson ; production designer, Norman Garwood.
Cast: Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Bob Hoskins, Michael Palin, Kim Greist.
Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 142 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widesceen (1.78:1, enhanced); Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital surround, NTSC.
Contents: Special features: Disc 1: The movie: All-new, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised and approved by director Terry Gilliam, with a remastered Dolby stereo. surround soundtrack; Audio commentary by Gilliam (142 min) --
Disc 2: The production notebook: "What is 'Brazil'?", Rob Hedden's 30-minute on-set documentary; "The battle of 'Brazil': a video history", an original 60-minute Criterion documentary by Jack Mathews; Screenwriters Tom Stoppard and Charles McKeown on the script; Production designer Norman Garwood on the look of 'Brazil'; Costume designer James Acheson on the couture of fantasy and fascism; Storyboards for Gilliam's original dream sequences, many of which didn't make it into the film; Composer Michael Kamen unveils the sources of his score; A study of the special effects, including raw footage of unfinished effects; Theatrical trailer; Publicity and production stills (86 min.) --
Disc 3: 'Brazil': the "Love conquers all" version: The 94-minute cut of 'Brazil', which includes all the changes that Gilliam refused to make, from the alternate opening to the controversial happy ending; Audio commentary by Gilliam expert David Morgan; An essay by Jack Mathews.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 51.
Other Titles: Brazil (Motion picture : 1985)
Responsibility: Universal ; Arnon Milchan presents a Terry Gilliam film ; directed by Terry Gilliam ; producer, Arnon Milchan ; screenplay by Terry Gilliam, Tom Stoppard, Charles McKeown.

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