Hailed for its groundbreaking visual effects and satirical story, Brazil is one of the most highly regarded films of all time and a bona fide cult classic. Jonathan Pryce stars as Sam Lowry, a grey-suited government clerk who finds his life turned upside-down when he gets involved in a case of mistaken identity. Categorized as an enemy of the state, Sam is propelled into a surreal romance with the woman of his dreams, who may also be a terrorist. Co-starring Robert De Niro and Michael Palin, director Terry Gilliam’s modern masterpiece is a pitch-black comedic look at a “perfect” future where technology reigns supreme.
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Ratings and Reviews
- Average 8.7/10
- Fresh 46
- Rotten 1
Critics Consensus: Brazil, Terry Gilliam's visionary Orwellian fantasy, is an audacious dark comedy, filled with strange, imaginative visuals.
Inventive, prophetic black comedy; lots of violence, mayhem.
Cast & Crew
- Focus Features
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- English (United Kingdom) (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
- English (United States) (Subtitles), French (Stereo), Spanish (Subtitles)