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Monty Python's the meaning of life

Author: Terry Gilliam; Terry Jones; Monty Python (Comedy troupe)
Publisher: 1983.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"There is no aspect of life which is too sacred for the probing Python crew. Religion, birth-control, sex, and, of course, death, get their respective dues. During the course of the film, you will learn the lyrics to six bawdy songs praising various bodily parts and functions, the true reasons for Britain going to war (it's those lovely uniforms), the proper method of sex education, complete with visual aids, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Features
Humor
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Gilliam; Terry Jones; Monty Python (Comedy troupe)
OCLC Number: 80601486
Notes: Credits were supplied from: Internet movie database, Nov. 29, 1999.
"A Universal release"--Videodisc sleeve.
Playing time on release was 107 min., according to: Internet movie database, Nov. 29, 1999.
Originally released in Technicolor with Dolby sound.
Copyright notice on videodisc sleeve: c1983, Celandine Films; c1983, MCA Home Video.
Cast: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin; Carol Cleveland (first waitress); Simon Jones (Jeremy Portland-Smythe); Patricia Quinn (Mrs. Williams); Judy Loe (first nurse); Andrew MacLachlan (groom); Mark Holmes (a severed head); Valerie Whittington (Mrs. Moore); Jennifer Franks (bride).
Other Titles: Meaning of life.
Responsibility: Celandine Films ; directed by Terry Jones ; written by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin ; animation and special sequences by Terry Gilliam ; produced by John Goldstone.

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"There is no aspect of life which is too sacred for the probing Python crew. Religion, birth-control, sex, and, of course, death, get their respective dues. During the course of the film, you will learn the lyrics to six bawdy songs praising various bodily parts and functions, the true reasons for Britain going to war (it's those lovely uniforms), the proper method of sex education, complete with visual aids, and naturally, how babies are born. You will also visit a unique dining establishment where spewing forth the specialties of the house takes on an extra dimension, take part in a dinner party that's suddenly interrupted by Death, or is it Ingmar Bergman? After that, it's time to sneak a peek at Heaven. In Python Heaven, it's always Christmas, complete with Las Vegas Santa chorines and loads of aftershave for everyone. According to the Pythons themselves, The meaning of life is that which is seen from the point of view of a gudgeon or a bream, two types of small fish that are found in English waters. After all, life is a fishy sort of business at best"--Videodisc sleeve.

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