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Monty Python's Life Of Brian: The Immaculate Edition DVD

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  • Additional Details
  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: R
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Run Time: 94 Minutes
  • Region: 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Studio: Sony Pictures
  • DVD Release Date: January 29, 2008
  • Subtitles: English, Portuguese
  • Audio:
    ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
    PORTUGUESE: Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Director: Terry Jones
  • Cast: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Color: Color
  • Includes:
    An All New Hour Long Revelation "The Story Of Brian" From Monty Python
    An Origianl Illustrated 110 minute recording by The Pythons of their early screenplay in progress
    Commentary by Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle & Terry Jones
    Commentary by John Cleese & Michael Palin
    Original Radio Ads by Mrs. Cleese, Mrs. Idle, Mrs. Gilliam & Michael Palin's Dentist
    Deleted Scenes: "Shepherds" (Digitally enhanced) "Pilate's Wife" "Otto""The Sign That is The Sign" "The Souvenir Salesman"
  • Release Date: 1979
On a Midnight Clear 2000 years ago, three wise men enter a manger where a babe is wrapped in swaddling clothes. It is an infant called Brian...and the three wise men are in the wrong manger.

For the rest of his life, Brian (Graham Chapman) finds himself regarded as something of a Messiah, yet he's always in the shadow of this Other Guy from Galilee. Brian is witness to the Sermon of the Mount, but his seat is in such a bad location that he can't hear any of it (''Blessed are the cheesemakers?'').

Ultimately he is brought before Pontius Pilate and sentenced to crucifixion, which takes place at that crowded, non-exclusive execution site a few blocks shy of Calvary. Rather than utter the Last Six Words, Brian leads his fellow crucifixees in a spirited rendition of a British music hall cheer-up song ''Always Look On The Bright Side of Life.''

The whole Monty Python gang (Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, and Terry Gilliam) are on hand in multiple roles, playing such sacred characters as Stan Called Loretta, Deadly Dirk, Casts the First Stone, and Intensely Dull Youth; also showing up are Goon Show veteran Spike Milligan and a Liverpool musician named George Harrison.

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