The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Rating
Details
Director:Terry Gilliam
Rated:PG
Studio:Sony Pictures
Genre:Comedy
Duration:126
Summary
Monty Python's Terry Gilliam ("Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas") directs this wild, wild version of the stories of Baron Munchausen, pushing the limits of 1989 special effects technology to bring us such sights as a horse divided in half and running around in two parts, and a giant Robin Williams with his head flying off his shoulders. Basically, this is a treat for Gilliam fans, as the sustaining idea of the film runs out of steam, and manic energy alone keeps the momentum going. Casual viewers might find it tedious after awhile. There are nice parts for fellow Python Eric Idle, as well as Sting, Alison Steadman, and Uma Thurman as a dazzlingly beautiful Venus on a half-shell. Gilliam had greater artistic and commercial success with "Brazil", "The Fisher King", and "12 Monkeys". "--Tom Keogh"
Cast
Sarah Polley
John Neville
Eric Idle
Jonathan Pryce
Uma Thurman
Giuseppe Rotunno Cinematographer
DVD Details
Languages:English, French
Subtitles:English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Korean, Thai
Sound:AC-3
Aspect Ratio:1.85:1
Picture Format:Widescreen
Discs:1
Region:1
Release:Apr 2008