Video Details

Title: BRAZIL (Criterion Collection) 5 Discs
Title AKA:/aka/ Ultimate Special Edition

OUR PRICE: $45.00

Year: 1985 / LaserDisc / 142 mins

Director: Terry Gilliam

Starring:
Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond

Video Notes:
Sam Lowry is a harried technocrat in a futuristic society that is needlessly convoluted and inefficient. He dreams of a life where he can fly away from technology and overpowering bureaucracy, and spend eternity with the woman of his dreams. While trying to rectify the wrongful arrest of one Harry Buttle, Lowry meets the woman he is always chasing in his dreams, Jill Layton. Meanwhile, the bureaucracy has fingered him responsible for a rash of terrorist bombings, and both Sam and Jill's lives are put in danger. Special Features: -The world premier of Terry Gilliam's complete 142 minute final cut! Five Discs Ten Sides: The Ultimate Special Edition; -Terry Gilliam audio commentary as well as an isolated musical soundtrack. -Includes the production notebook where screen writers, Tom Stoppard and Charles McKeown illuminate the script through three drafts and three treatments. -Production designer, Norman Garwood displays the film's unique sets. -Costume designer, James Acheson explores its fashion, fantasy, and fascism. -Also included are original dream sequences, story boards. -Hundreds of shots never before seen. -Composer Michael Kamen unveils the sources his score. -A study of the special effects including raw footage of unfinished effects. -Three documentaries included: WHAT IS BRAZIL? (USA, 1985, 30 min, color); THE BATTLE OF BRAZIL: A VIDEO HISTORY; BRAZIL: THE LOVE CONQUERS ALL version; -plus much much more. IMDB INFO : .85 : 1 : Letterbox NTSC Closed Captioning: none: Master format: Film Sides: 10 (CAV) : Language: English