The adventures of Baron Munchausen

Blu-ray - 2023

The boundless imagination of Terry Gilliam yields a dazzling fantasy of epic proportions. Inspired by the extravagant exploits of the fabled Baron Munchausen, this spectacle born of a famously turbulent production follows the whimsical eighteenth-century nobleman as he embarks on an outlandish quest that takes him from faraway lands to the moon to the belly of a sea monster and beyond, meanwhile waging battle against a vengeful sultan and the tyranny of logic.

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[Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection [2023]
Corporate Authors
Prominent Features (Firm), Laura-Film (Firm)
Corporate Authors
Prominent Features (Firm) (production company), Laura-Film (Firm)
Other Authors
Terry Gilliam (film director), Charles McKeown (screenwriter), Thomas Schühly, 1951- (film producer), John Neville, 1925-2011 (actor), Eric Idle, Sarah Polley, Robin Williams, 1951-2014
Director-approved two-Blu-ray special edition ; Blu-ray edition
Item Description
Title from sell sheet.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989.
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Special features: Audio commentary featuring Gilliam and charles McKeown; documentary of the making of the film; new video essay by David Cairns; behind-the-scenes footage; deleted scenes; storyboards for unfilmed scenes; original marketing materials; Miracle of flight (1974); episode of The South Bank show from 1991; essay by Michael Koresky.
Physical Description
2 videodiscs (126 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Blu-ray, region A; wide screen (1.85:1); DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; requires Blu-ray player.
Production Credits
Music, Michael Kamen ; director of photography, Giuseppe Rotunno ; editor, Peter Hollywood.
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