Directed by Terry Gilliam, "Brazil" (also known as "1984 and 1/2", "1984½") is a Comedy/Drama/Fantasy/Science Fiction film, released in the USA on December 18 of 1985 , starring Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Bob Hoskins and Michael Palin.
It's about flights of fantasy. And the nightmare of reality. Terrorist bombings. And late night shopping. True Love. And creative plumbing.
Who directed "Brazil":
Brazil was directed by Terry Gilliam, an American writer, director, actor, and producer.
Before Brazil, Terry Gilliam had directed The Meaning of Life, released in 1983, Time Bandits (1981), Jabberwocky (1977), Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1974). Since, he directed The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, released in 1988, The Fisher King (1991), Twelve Monkeys (1995), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), The Brothers Grimm (2005), and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009).
What was the release date of "Brazil":
Brazil was initally released in the United States on Wednesday, December 18, 1985.. This was thirty-three (33) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, February 22, 1985 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, February 20, 1985 in France; Friday, April 26, 1985 in Germany; Friday, August 23, 1985 in Italy and on Saturday, October 11, 1986 in Japan.
What is the cast of "Brazil":
At the casting of Brazil we find Jonathan Pryce, previously seen in Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983) and Breaking Glass (1980); Robert De Niro (Falling in Love (1984), Once Upon a Time in America (1984)); Katherine Helmond (Time Bandits (1981), Baby Blue Marine (1976)) [ more... ]
- Derrick O'Connor and Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Michael Palin, Peter Vaughan, Jim Broadbent, Charles McKeown can all be seen in Time Bandits, released in 1981.
- Sheila Reid and Michael Palin, Charles McKeown, Bryan Pringle also appeared in American Friends, released in 1991.
- Jonathan Pryce, Charles McKeown and Ray Cooper have all also be seen in The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, released in 1988.
- Derrick O'Connor and Michael Palin, Charles McKeown also appeared in The Missionary, released in 1982.
- Jonathan Pryce, Peter Vaughan and Bryan Pringle can all be seen in Haunted Honeymoon, released in 1986.
- Jim Broadbent and Bob Hoskins, Peter Vaughan can all be seen in The Secret Agent, released in 1996.
- Bryan Pringle and Michael Palin, Derrick O'Connor also appeared together in Jabberwocky, released in 1977.
What is the Storyline of "Brazil":
Sam Lowry (Jonathan Pryce) is a low-level government employee who has frequent daydreams of saving a beautiful maiden. One day he is assigned the task of trying to rectify an error caused by a fly getting jammed in a printer, which caused it to misprint a file, resulting in the incarceration and death during interrogation of Mr. Archibald Buttle instead of the suspected "terrorist", Archibald Tuttle. When Sam visits Buttle's widow, he discovers Jill Layton (Kim Greist), the upstairs neighbour of the [...]
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