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Sarah Polley Blames Terry Gilliam For “Traumatizing Experience” While Filming ‘Baron Munchausen

For many film fans, even those who love Terry Gilliam, “The Adventures of Baron Munchausen” isn’t much more than a cult classic film. Even though it was meant to be a huge blockbuster, the film bombed upon its theatrical release and has been a bit forgotten over the decades since its 1988 release, as other Gilliam ventures garnered more acclaim. But for Sarah Polley, she’ll never, ever forget ‘Baron Muchausen’ and the trauma she felt while making the film.
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‘I Couldn’t Breathe’: Sarah Polley Says Terry Gilliam Created Unsafe Conditions on ‘Baron Munchausen’ Set

Click here to read the full article. Sarah Polley has built an admirable career as an actress, director, and Oscar-nominated screenwriter, but her show business career began in earnest when, at the age of eight, she was cast in Terry Gilliam’s “The Adventures of Baron Munchausen.” But despite the opportunities that the film created for her, and the movie’s cult classic status, the actress is still haunted by the film’s harrowing shoot. In her new book, “Run Towards the Danger,” Polley accuses Gilliam of creating an unsafe environment on set, particularly for a child. In an excerpt published in The Guardian,...
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Watch Director Terry Gilliam Walk Into a Video Store and Talk About His Favorite Films

I’ve got a fun video here featuring director Terry Gilliam (Time Bandits, Monty Python and The Holy Grail, Brazil, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote) visiting a video store in Paris, France, and talking about his favorite films. If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to hang out with Gilliam and talk about movies, this is the closest you’ll ever get to that experience!
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Terry Gilliam was turned down for Harry Potter, and hated it

The Harry Potter movies are some of the most beloved films ever to hit the big screen. However, not everyone is a fan of the cinematic Wizarding World, and filmmaker Terry Gilliam, who was originally up to direct the first movie in the franchise, hasn’t been shy about dishing out criticism.
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BritBox Nabs Documentary Series ‘Reel Britannia’ With Ken Loach, Mike Leigh, Stephen Frears, Terry Gilliam

Click here to read the full article. BritBox has picked up “Reel Britannia,” a documentary series on the history of modern British cinema, for the U.S., U.K., Canada and South Africa. The deal was closed by Abacus Media Rights (AMR), an Amcomri Entertainment company, who acquired worldwide distribution rights to the series from director Jon Spira and producer Hank Starrs of Canal Cat Films. From 1960 through to 2010, the four-part series portrays how cinema held a mirror up to society to reflect on the youth revolution of the 1960s, the grit of the 1970s, the social divide of the...
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