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Life of Brian

Author: Graham ChapmanJohn CleeseTerry GilliamEric IdleTerry JonesAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, ©1999.
Series: Criterion collection, 61.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Pythons satirize religion, capital punishment, revolutionary politics, terrorism, graffiti, science fiction, and a host of other topics through the story of Brian, a first-century Judean.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Caricatures and cartoons
Comedy films
Drama
Religious films
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Chapman; John Cleese; Terry Gilliam; Eric Idle; Terry Jones; Michael Palin; John Goldstone; Spike Milligan; Monty Python (Comedy troupe); Handmade Films.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 1559409010 9781559409018 1424884020 9781424884025
OCLC Number: 43327561
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1979.
Credits: Director of photography, Peter Biziou ; editor, Julian Doyle ; animation and design, Terry Gilliam ; music, Geoffrey Burgon.
Cast: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Gwen Taylor, Sue Jones-Davis, Spike Milligan.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Dolby digital surround stereo., RSDL dual-layer edition, Widescreen presentation (1.85:1 theatrical aspect ratio).
Contents: Life of Brian [feature film, also called Monty Python's life of Brian] (1979, 94 min.) --
The Pythons [documentary] (1979, ca. 50 min.) / produced by Iain Johnstone; Python (Monty) Pictures Ltd. --
other special features (theatrical trailer, commentaries by members of the troupe, 5 deleted scenes, 4 radio ads).
Series Title: Criterion collection, 61.
Other Titles: Pythons.
Monty Python's life of Brian
Responsibility: Handmade Films presents ; produced by John Goldstone ; directed by Terry Jones ; written by John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Graham Chapman ; Python (Monty) Pictures Ltd.

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The Pythons satirize religion, capital punishment, revolutionary politics, terrorism, graffiti, science fiction, and a host of other topics through the story of Brian, a first-century Judean.

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