Sunday, Nov 27 at 3:00 pm
Location: Redstone Theater
Dir. Terry Gilliam. 1985, 132 mins. 35mm. With Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro, Ian Holm, Michael Palin, Katherine Helmond. Gilliam’s jaw-dropping dystopian science-fiction black comedy imagines a totalitarian surveillance society that would make Orwell envious. When minor bureaucrat Pryce notices a clerical error that led the state to arrest the wrong man, he is set on a quest for freedom, which makes him public enemy number one. The film was almost shelved by Universal, and underwent serious reshaping without Gilliam’s approval (the narrative was so distorted that this version came to be known as the “Love Saves the Day” version), before the director took the dispute public and won critical acclaim for this fever-dream dystopian director’s cut, which was almost immediately hailed as a modern classic.
Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / discounted for MoMI members ($7–$11). Order tickets. Please pick up tickets at the Museum’s admissions desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission. Review safety protocols before your visit.