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Brazil

Author: Terry GilliamArnon MilchanTom StoppardCharles McKeownJonathan PryceAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection ; [1999].
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 51.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : [Special ed.]View 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: Feature films
Fiction films
Dark comedy films
Romance films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fantasy films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Gilliam; Arnon Milchan; Tom Stoppard; Charles McKeown; Jonathan Pryce; Robert De Niro; Katherine Helmond; Ian Holm; Bob Hoskins; Michael Palin; Kim Greist; Universal Pictures (Firm); Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 1559409789 9781559409780
OCLC Number: 829338412
Language Note: English with English subtitles. Essay in English by Jack Mathews ([10] p. : ill.) and contents inserted in containers.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.
A foreign film (Great Britain).
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; theatrial 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.
Dolby, digital, surround (discs 1,3), stereo. (disc 2); enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs.
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1.
In container.
Credits: Director of photography, Roger Pratt ; editor, Julian Doyle ; music, Michael Kamen.
Cast: Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Bob Hoskins, Michael Palin, Kim Greist.
Target Audience: Rated R for some strong violence.
Description: 3 videodiscs (ca. 142 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet & 2 sheets.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC.
Contents: Disc 1. The final cut --
Disc 2. The production notebook ; What is Brazil? ; The battle of Brazil --
Disc 3. The "love conquers all" version.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 51.
Other Titles: DVD.
Brazil (Motion picture : 1985)
Responsibility: Universal ; Arnon Milchan ; a Terry Gilliam film ; directed by Terry Gilliam ; producer, Arnon Milchan ; screenplay by Terry Gilliam, Tom Stoppard, Charles McKeown.

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