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Members' Screening: Brazil

Members' Screening: Brazil

24 Sep 2017

In the dystopian masterpiece Brazil, Jonathan Pryce plays a daydreaming everyman who finds himself caught in the soul-crushing gears of a nightmarish bureaucracy. He escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel.

Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eventual death of an innocent man instead of wanted terrorist Harry Tuttle (Robert De Niro), he meets the woman from his daydream (Kim Greist) and gets caught in a web of mistaken identities, mindless bureaucracy and lies.  

This cautionary tale by Terry Gilliam, one of the great films of the 1980s, has come to be esteemed alongside antitotalitarian works by the likes of George Orwell, Aldous Huxley and Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Brazil (1985) Official Trailer - Jonathan Pryce, Terry Gilliam Movie HD

Brazil (Director’s Cut), dir. Terry Gilliam, UK 1985, 142mins

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