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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents a Prominent Features/Laura Film production ; a Terry Gilliam film ; screenplay by Charles McKeown & Terry Gilliam ; produced by Thomas Schuhly ; directed by Terry Gilliam.

Gilliam, Terry. (Film director, Screenwriter). McKeown, Charles. (Screenwriter). Schühly, Thomas, 1951- (Film producer). Neville, John, 1925-2011 (Actor). Idle, Eric. (Actor). Polley, Sarah. (Actor). Reed, Oliver, 1938-1999 (Actor). Thurman, Uma. (Actor). Pryce, Jonathan. (Actor). Kamen, Michael. (Composer). Pescucci, Gabriella. (Costume designer). Ferretti, Dante, 1943- (Production designer). Columbia Pictures Industries. (Film distributor). Prominent Features (Firm) (Production company). Laura-Film (Firm) (Production company). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) (Production company). John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley, Oliver Reed, Uma Thurman, Jonathan Pryce. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center DVD 7518-7519 Disc 1 37684001103954 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Media Center DVD 7518-7519 Disc 2 37684001103955 Annex Copy hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1424858232
  • ISBN: 9781424858231
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: 20th anniversary ed.
  • Publisher: Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989.
Special features (disc 2): Commentary with director Terry Gilliam and co-writer/actor Charles McKeown; "The madness and misadventures of Munchausen" : an all-new 3-part documentary on the making of the film; storyboard sequences with all-new vocal performances by Terry Gilliam and Charles McKeown; deleted scenes.
Formatted Contents Note:
Special features: Anamorphic widescreen -- Commentary with director Terry Gilliam and co-writer/actor Charles McKeown -- "The madness and misadventures of Munchausen" (an all-new 3-part documentary on the making of the film) -- Storyboard sequences with all-new vocal performances by Terry Gilliam and Charles McKeown -- Deleted scenes -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 ; French Dolby digital 5.1 ; Portuguese Dolby digital 5.1 ; Japanese Dolby digital 51. -- Subtitles: English, French, Portuguese, Japanese.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photographer, Giuseppe Rotunno ; editor, Peter Hollywood ; original score, Michael Kamen ; costume designer, Gabriella Pescucci ; production designer, Dante Ferretti ; special effects, Richard Conway.
Participant or Performer Note:
John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley, Oliver Reed, Uma Thurman, Jonathan Pryce.
Summary, etc.:
The amazing journeys of Baron von Munchausen, who sets sail in a hot air balloon in search of his old comrades-at-arms with the object of saving a European city from the superior forces of a Turkish sultan.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, mastered in High Definition.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
These discs are copy-protected.
Language Note:
English, dubbed French, dubbed Portuguese or dubbed Japanese dialogue, English, French, Portuguese or Japanese subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Münchhausen, Karl Friedrich Hieronymus von, Baron, 1720-1797 > Drama.
Adventure and adventurers > Drama.
Hot air balloons > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Comedy films.
Action and adventure films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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