The Adventures Of Baron Munchausen (1988) English
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Director:Terry Gilliam
Studio:Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Writer:Thomas Schuhly
Rating:4.0 (1 votes)
Rated:Parental Guidance
Date Added:2008-12-17
Purchased On:2008-12-17
Genre:Action & Adventure
Picture Format:Anamorphic Widescreen
Aspect Ratio:1.85:1
Sound:Dolby TrueHD 5.1
Languages:English, Finnish
Terry Gilliam  ...  (Director)
Thomas Schuhly  ...  (Writer)
John Neville  ...  
Jack Purvis  ...  
Alison Steadman  ...  
Sarah Polley  ...  
Winston Dennis  ...  
Summary: Monty Python's Terry Gilliam ("Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas", "Brazil") directs this wild and wonderful 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 a while. 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"