He dreams of a life where he can fly away from technology and overpowering bureaucracy, and spend eternity with the woman of his dreams.
While trying to rectify the wrongful arrest of one Harry Buttle, Lowry meets the woman he is always chasing in his dreams, Jill Layton.
It posits a dark future world where the government has become a gigantic bureaucratic beast.
The simplest exchange requires mountains of paperwork and a strict adherence to procedures has replaced anyone's ability to critically think about what they are doing or stand up to the brutality they know lurks around them.
Meanwhile, the bureaucracy has fingered him responsible for a rash of terrorist bombings, and both Sam and Jill's lives are put in danger.
Robert De Niro, pulled in by producer friend Arnon Milchan, as well as his love for Monty Python, was paid six hundred sixty thousand dollars for his two weeks out of the scheduled twenty-two weeks of shooting: three times what Jonathan Pryce received.
However, there are no blood traces on his vest underneath.
See more » This movie did not leave me with a happy feeling when I was done viewing it, but I definitely found it well worth the time.
Whether you’re looking for sweet LGBT dramas, Sonia Braga star-vehicles, or a soccer documentary, we’ve got you covered. This coming-of-age film by writer-director Fellipe Barbosa (Laura) tells the story of 17-year-old Jean (newcomer Thales Cavalcanti), whose privileged life in Brazil begins to unravel as he gets ready for college.
Despite the simplicity of the main plot, the movie is full of subtexts and images which carry a message even though you may not see them on the first viewing.
In one scene, a man is buying "clean air" from a vending machine along the street.
Actually, therein lies one of the things that may turn some people off to this movie.
It seems Gilliam had so many things to say about the state of society today that some people may find the movie lacks a coherent message once it's done.