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Caricatures and cartoons
|Named Person:||Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Language Note:||In English with occasional Latin.|
Credits supplied from: Internet movie database, as viewed on December 23, 2008.
Originally distributed in the United Kingdom by Cinema International Corp. and in the United States by Warner Bros. Pictures.
Playing time on release was 94 min., according to: Internet movie database, as viewed on December 23, 2008. Originally released in 1.85:1 aspect ratio.
|Credits:||Original music by Geoffrey Burgon; cinematography by Peter Biziou; film editing by Julian Doyle; production design by Terry Gilliam; art direction by Roger Christian; costume design by Charles Knode and Hazel Pethig.|
|Cast:||Graham Chapman (wise man #2; Brian Cohen; Biggus Dickus); John Cleese (wise man #1; Reg; Jewish official; Centurion; Deadly Dirk; Arthur); Terry Gilliam (man even further forward; revolutionary; jailer; blood & thunder prophet; Frank; audience member; crucifee); Eric Idle (Mr. Cheeky; Stan (Loretta); Harry the Haggler; culprit woman; Warris; intensely dull youth; jailer's assistant; Otto; lead singer crucifee); Terry Jones (Mandy Cohen; Colin; Simon the Holy Man; Bob Hoskins; saintly passer-by; alarmed crucifixion assistant); Michael Palin (wise man #3; Mr. Big Nose; Francis; Mrs. A; ex-leper; announcer; Ben; Pontius Pilate; boring prophet; Eddie; shoe follower; Nisus Wettus); Terence Bayler (Gregory); Carol Cleveland (Mrs. Gregory); Kenneth Colley (Jesus); Neil Innes (a weedy Samaritan); Charles McKeown (false prophet; blind man; giggling guard; Stig); John Young (Matthias, son of Deuteronomy of Gath); Gwen Taylor (Mrs. Big Nose); Sue Jones-Davies (Judith); Peter Brett; John Case (Pilate's wife); Chris Langham (Alfonso; giggling guard); Andrew MacLachlan (another official stoners helper; giggling guard); Bernard McKenna (Parvus; official stoners helper; giggling guard); Spike Milligan (Spike).|
|Event notes:||Filming locations: Amphitheater, El Djem, Tunisia (amphitheater); El Hadj, Tunisia (crucifixion); Kasbah of Sousse, Sousse, Tunisia (walls of the city); Matmata, Tunisia; Monastir, Tunisia; Ribat, Monastir, Tunisia (fortress monastery - tower); Sousse, Tunisia; Tataouine, Tunisia (ending scenes; landscape; crucifixion); Tunisia (Holy Land).|
|Other Titles:||Life of Brian (Motion picture : 1979)|
|Responsibility:||Handmade Films presents ; Python (Monty) Pictures ; directed by Terry Jones ; written by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin.|