“Its story glides effortlessly from knockabout comedy and political satire to dreamy romance, rambunctious fantasy, and dystopian science fiction. Its verbal and visual wit remain as incisive as ever, and the themes it explores—social alienation, terrorism, the hazards of high technology, and the bureaucratization of absolutely everything—are more urgent now than when the film premiered in 1985.”
— David Sterritt, Brazil: A Great Place to Visit, Wouldn’t Want to Live There
Terry Gilliam and company craft the enormously ambitious world of Brazil.
“The population census has got him down as “dormanted”. The Central Collective Storehouse computer has got him down as “deleted”. […] Information Retrieval has got him down as “inoperative”. And there’s another one - security has got him down as “excised”. Administration has got him down as “completed”. … He’s dead.”
Poster: BRAZIL (dir. Terry Gilliam) 1985
it occurs to me that i don’t talk about BRAZIL nearly enough on this here blog. so… here we go, i’ll take 5, please.
Re-released for the first time ever, and for the first time available to international customers.
11 by 17 Hand S&N
of Only 50
(International shipping now available)