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Life of Brian (Monty Python's Life of Brian) (1979)

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Graham Chapman Graham Chapman
Wise Man #2 / Brian Cohen / Biggus Dickus
John Cleese John Cleese
Wise Man #1 / Reg / Jewish Official / First Centurion / Deadly Dirk / Arthur
Terry Gilliam Terry Gilliam
Man Even Further Forward / Revolutionary / Jailer / Blood & Thunder Prophet / Frank / Audience Member / Crucifee
Eric Idle Eric Idle
Mr. Cheeky / Stan aka Loretta / Harry the Haggler / Culprit Woman / Warris / Intensely Dull Youth / Jailer's Assistant / Otto / Lead Singer Cru
Terry Jones Terry Jones
Mandy Cohen / Colin / Simon the Holy Man / Bob Hoskins / Saintly Passer-by / Alarmed Crucifixion Assistant
Michael Palin Michael Palin
Wise Man #3 / Mr. Big Nose / Francis / Mrs. A / Ex-Leper / Announcer / Ben / Pontius Pilate / Boring Prophet / Eddie /
Terence Bayler Terence Bayler
Gregory
Carol Cleveland Carol Cleveland
Mrs. Gregory


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Graham Chapman Graham Chapman
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John Cleese John Cleese
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Brilliant! Classic Monty Python!

14 years, 6 months ago at May 12 10:18
2 votes
"He's not the Messiah. He's a very naughty boy!"

After the Monty Python troupe bathed in the massive success of their hilarious low-budget picture Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the team soon regrouped to produce another silly, incredibly hilarious comedy. Life of Brian is a brilliant sacrilegious production that combines irreverent humour as well as political and religious satire... read more

A classic

8 years, 4 months ago at Aug 6 13:57
1 vote
By now, I have seen all the movies involving the Monty Python and while I was wildly enthousiast at first, I must admit it that I was a little bit disappointed. I mean, I more or less enjoyed all their movies but I didn’t find them really excellent and I came to the conclusion that their humor is not really my cup of tea. However, there is one exception and it is this flick. Indeed, contrary to ... read more

Monty Python's Life of Brian

10 years, 9 months ago at Mar 7 15:08
1 vote
This is, for me, the best film of the British comedy group Monty Python. More basting that "Knights of the Square Table" and less pretentious than "The Meaning of Life", the various sketches, here, have greater coherence and substance criticism. Even the production design is more elaborate, with the soundtrack and songs. The script, the best, no doubt, interpretations, satire oozes everywhere.
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The life and times of Brian Cohen who was born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door, and is inadvertently acclaimed as the Messiah and he spends his life being mistaken for a messiah thanks to a series of comical misunderstandings.
Release date: 17 August 1979
UPC: 013131067491
Tags: Comedy (70), Religion (29), Monty Python (26), Satire (25), British (24), 1979 (17), 1970s (16), Historical (12), UK (11), Spoof (11), Nudity (9), Alien (8), Singing (8), Jerusalem (8), Crucifixion (8), Execution (8), Graffiti (7), Dungeon (7), Stoning (7), Hermit (6)
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Utterly hilarious from start to finish!

“Life of Brian may have caused controversy on release, but this has always been my personal favourite of the Monty Python movies. Why? Because it is hilarious! True, the story isn't the best component of the film, but everything else works wonders. It is essentially an irreverent and inspired send up of religious epics, and is helped brilliantly by gags and a script that is so joyfully juvenile, if extremely rude, and quotable. Quotes such as "He's not the Messiah. He is a very naughty boy" and "Welease Wodewick" had me literally peeing my pants. The sets are realistic and all of the Pythons who here take several pot shots at their favourite targets, especially Terry Jones, Graham Chapman and Michael Palin are on top form. Overall, irreverent and hilarious, a must see! 10/10 Bethany Cox” read more

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El Zumbador posted a review 2 years, 3 months ago

Monty Python dando en la tecla otra vez.

“Vaya película más polémica, Life of Brian.

Es solo saber el hecho de que en su momento esta producción causó tanto revuelo y tantas protestas por parte de cristianos y judíos lo que me llamó a querer echarle un ojo para ver qué tal. Y bien, puedo decir que se ha convertido rápidamente en una de mis películas favoritas, y explicaré porqué me gustó tanto, claro.

Muy bien, primero he de decir que las actuaciones me gustaron bastante, especialmente Graham Chapman, un actor del que desconocía totalmente, y que me sorprendió el talento que poseía. Simplemente su gesticulación, formas de dramatizar en cada momento cómico y cómo de ubicado se siente su rol en cada escena es lo que me hace aplaudir y claro, lo que me sacó muchas carcajadas a lo largo de todo ” read more

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