Brazil (1985 movie)

1985 dystopian film by Terry Gilliam


Brazil is a 1985 science fiction movie[9] directed by Terry Gilliam and written by Gilliam, Charles McKeown, and Tom Stoppard. The movie stars Jonathan Pryce and features Robert De Niro, Kim Greist, Michael Palin, Katherine Helmond, Bob Hoskins, and Ian Holm.

Brazil
Directed byTerry Gilliam
Produced byArnon Milchan
Screenplay by
Starring
Music byMichael Kamen
CinematographyRoger Pratt
Edited byJulian Doyle
Production
companies
Distributed by20th Century Fox
(International)[2]
Universal Pictures
(USA & Canada)
Release date
  • 20 February 1985 (1985-02-20) (France)
  • 22 February 1985 (1985-02-22) (United Kingdom)
  • 26 April 1985 (1985-04-26) (Germany)
  • 18 December 1985 (1985-12-18) (United States)
Running time
143 minutes[5]
Countries
  • United Kingdom
  • United States[1][6]
LanguageEnglish
Budget$15 million[7]
Box office$9.9 million (USA only)[8]

It is about a man (Jonathan Pryce) in an imagined society where there is a lot of suffering and injustice.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 McAuley, Paul (2004). Brazil. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 1844577953.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Pym, John (1985). "Brazil". Monthly Film Bulletin. British Film Institute. 52 (612): 107–108. dist— 20th Century Fox. p.c.— Brazil Productions.
  3. Hunter, I.Q. (2002). British Science Fiction Cinema. Routledge. p. 182. ISBN 1134702779. pc production company (distributors not given).
  4. Hunter, I.Q. (2002). British Science Fiction Cinema. Routledge. p. 206. ISBN 1134702779. pc Brazil Productions.
  5. "Brazil". British Board of Film Classification. Archived from the original on 20 January 2015. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
  6. "Brazil (1985)". London: British Film Institute. Archived from the original on 11 July 2012. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  7. "BFI Screenonline: Brazil (1985)". Screenonline. Retrieved 20 January 2015.
  8. "Brazil (1985)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
  9. Anders, Charlie Jane (19 October 2015). "50 Brilliant Science Fiction Movies That Everyone Should See At Least Once". The Guardian. Retrieved 16 August 2020.

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