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Moviedrome: Brazil


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Alex Cox introduces another outstanding cult film: Brazil
Starring Jonathan Pryce, Robert de Niro
Sam Lowry is happy in his job at the Ministry of Information - his frequent flights of fantasy taking him away from the drab reality. Then the worst occurs - a mistake in the system!
Before he knows it, Sam meets the girl of his dreams and finds himself in a nightmare world.
GUIDE: featuring all the films from the three 'Moviedrome' seasons is available from [address removed]. price £2.75.


Presenter (Moviedrome): Alex Cox
Moviedrome Producer: Nick Jones
Screenplay/Director: Terry Gilliam
Screenplay: Tom Stoppard
Screenplay: Charles McKeown
Sam Lowry: Jonathan Pryce
Archibald 'Harry' Tuttle: Robert de Niro
Mrs Ida Lowry: Katherine Helmond
Mr Kurtzmann: Ian Holm
Spoor: Bob Hoskins
Jack Lint: Michael Palin
Mr Warrenn: Ian Richardson
Mr Eugene Helpmann: Peter Vaughan
Jill Layton: Kim Greist

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