Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Sat, Aug 2, 2014
7:30pm

AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY PYTHON
Terry Jones Double Feature!
LIFE OF BRIAN / MONTY PYTHON’S THE MEANING OF LIFE
Presented by the American Cinematheque in collaboration with the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Los Angeles.
LIFE OF BRIAN
1979, Rainbow Releasing, 94 min, UK, Dir: Terry Jones

Directed by Monty Python’s naked piano player, Terry Jones, on the remains of the sets from Zeffirelli's JESUS OF NAZARETH. Graham Chapman stars as Brian, Jesus' next-door neighbor, in one of the most hilariously dangerous comedies ever. A combination of Mel Brooks, the Marx Brothers and Thomas Paine's The Age of Reason. Blessed are the Cheesemakers?


MONTY PYTHON’S THE MEANING OF LIFE
1983, Universal, 107 min, UK, Dir: Terry Jones

This Grand Prix winner at the Cannes Film Festival includes a look at Terry Gilliam (BRAZIL, 12 MONKEYS)’s innovative directorial style with the gorgeously surreal opening short “Crimson Permanent Assurance.” Pushing comedy boundaries to the extreme, the cast of Monty Python sing, dance and vomit their way into retirement. Featuring, without a doubt, the greatest musical number about birth control in film history.


Screening format: 35mm
Aero Theatre • Sat, Aug 2, 2014 • 7:30pm

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