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Brian di Nazareth [videorecording] /

by Gilliam, Terry [aus]; Jones, Terry [fmd]; Chapman, Graham [aus]; Monty Python (Comedy troupe) [prf].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: [Italy] : Sony Pictures, 1979, 2009Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 cm.Other title: Monty Python's Life of Brian.Uniform titles: Life of Brian.Subject(s): Jesus Christ | Pseudo-Messiahs | Romans | Christianity | Middle East, -- Judaea Region | Feature films | Parody films | Religious films | Comedy films | DramaCast: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin.Abstract: Monty Python delivers the group's sharpest and smartest satire of both religion and Hollywood's epic films. Set in 33 A.D. Judea where the exasperated Romans try to impose order, it is a time of chaos and change with no shortage of messiahs and followers willing to believe in them. At its center is Brian Cohen, born in Bethlehem in a stable next door, who, by a series of absurd circumstances is caught up in the new religion and reluctantly mistaken for the promised messiah, providing ample opportunity for the entire ensemble to shine in multiple roles as they question everyone and everything from ex-lepers, Pontius Pilate and haggling to revolutionaries, crazy prophets, religious fanaticism, Roman centurions and crucifixion, forever changing our biblical view.Abstract: Vita e disgrazie di Brian, giovane giudeo conterraneo e coetaneo di Gesù, visitato per errore dai Re Magi, contattato dal Fronte Popolare della Giudea e infine crocifisso.
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1979.

Director, Terry Jones ; Designed by Terry Gilliam ; director of photography, Peter Biziou; editor, Julian Doyle; music, Geoffrey Burgon.

Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin.

Monty Python delivers the group's sharpest and smartest satire of both religion and Hollywood's epic films. Set in 33 A.D. Judea where the exasperated Romans try to impose order, it is a time of chaos and change with no shortage of messiahs and followers willing to believe in them. At its center is Brian Cohen, born in Bethlehem in a stable next door, who, by a series of absurd circumstances is caught up in the new religion and reluctantly mistaken for the promised messiah, providing ample opportunity for the entire ensemble to shine in multiple roles as they question everyone and everything from ex-lepers, Pontius Pilate and haggling to revolutionaries, crazy prophets, religious fanaticism, Roman centurions and crucifixion, forever changing our biblical view.

Vita e disgrazie di Brian, giovane giudeo conterraneo e coetaneo di Gesù, visitato per errore dai Re Magi, contattato dal Fronte Popolare della Giudea e infine crocifisso.

MPAA rating: R.

DVD, PAL, Schermo panoramico ; Regione 2 ; Formato immagine: 1.85:1 ; widescreen (16:9).

Audio in Inglese (Dolby Digital 5.1), Italiano (Dolby Digital 5.1) ; sottotitoli in Italiano, Inglese, Arabo, Danese, Islandese, Hindi, Norvegese, Portoghese, Svedese.

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