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Brazil (Criterion Collection)

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A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.

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Studio Criterion Collection
SKU 202784355
UPC 715515018128
UPC 14 00715515018128
Format DVD
Release Date 9/5/2006
Aspect Ratio
Anamorphic Widescreen  1.85:1
Actors
Name Gilliam,Terry
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Cast & Crew
Arnon Milchan - Producer
Ian Holm - Actor
Jonathan Pryce - Actor
Julian Doyle - Editor
Katherine Helmond - Actor
Michael Kamen, et. al. - Original Music By
Robert De Niro - Actor
Roger Pratt - Cinematographer
Terry Gilliam - Director
Terry Gilliam, et. al. - Screenplay
"Michael Kamen, et. al." - Original Music By
"Terry Gilliam, et. al." - Screenplay
Awards
Winner (1986) British Academy Awards, Norman Garwood, Best Production Design,British Academy Awards, George Gibbs, Richard Conway, Best Special Visual Effects
Nominee (1986) Oscar, Norman Garwood, et. al., Best Art Direction-Set Decoration,Oscar, Terry Gilliam, et. al., Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Reviews
ReviewSource DVD Verdict
Review "Brazil is nothing less than a magnum opus, one that speaks from the screen, and from its place in the history of cinema. Never before have so many professional lives been touched, talked about, and taunted than with Terry Gilliam's personal artistic tantrum. When removed from its controversy and boiled down to its basics, Brazil is a film unlike any other, an original vision of the world, albeit one filled with paranoia, pathos, and dread. The acting is stellar, each role here filled by talented individuals completely in tune with the director's vision. It's a shame that Jonathan Pryce didn't catapult into superstardom on the power from his performance."
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Reviewer Bill Gibron
ReviewRating 10
ReviewSource Reel.com
Review "The film is awash in special effects, fascinating imagery, and brilliant moments. For me, however, Brazil is so crowded and chaotic that it's difficult to engage with. Instead of being interested in Sam Lowry's predicament or horrified at the Kafkaesque world he inhabits, I find myself admiring the amazing tangle of ducts and tubes that dangle from Lowry's ceiling when the electricity in his apartment goes on the fritz, or checking out the various slogans that pop up on walls or on televisions throughout the film. The film's fans claim that these elements are what make Brazil great. For me, however, the film remains an undisciplined hodgepodge with moments of greatness."
ReviewDate
ReviewPage
Reviewer Rod Armstrong
ReviewRating 9
Features
DVD, Widescreen
Product Attributes
Actor Gilliam,Terry
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Quotes
Janet Maslin, The New York Times ...a remarkable accomplishment...satirical and cautionary impulses work beautifully together.
Ted Prigge, Rec.Arts.Movies. Reviews Contains some of the most clever lines ever.
The Village Voice A stunning achievement!
"Janet Maslin, The New York Times" ...a remarkable accomplishment...satirical and cautionary impulses work beautifully together.
"Ted Prigge, Rec.Arts.Movies. Reviews" Contains some of the most clever lines ever.

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