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And now for something completely [true . . . ] untrue!
“Brilliant -Terry Jones
"A-…Hilariously profane 'docudrama'"-Entertainment Weekly
"A Sgt. Pepper's-like mash-up of animation, surrealism, fourth-wall breaking, and drag" -The Times (U.K.)
Holy Flying Circus reimagines the controversy surrounding Monty Python's 1979 film, Life of Brian, which was greeted with widespread outcry and accusations of blasphemy. Matters reached a head when Michael Palin and John Cleese agreed to take part in a BBC talk show about Life of Brian with a Church of England bishop and a staunchly Catholic broadcaster. The ensuing TV debate put the Pythons in their most absurd role yet: the voice of reason.
From Oscar®-nominated writer Tony Roche (In the Loop) and starring Darren Boyd (Little Dorrit), Charles Edwards (The Shell Seekers), Tom Fisher (The Illusionist), and Stephen Fry (Jeeves and Wooster), this fantastical docudrama is a Pythonesque peek behind the scenes of one of the most notorious-and beloved-films from the legendary troupe.
This was erroneously described as funny but it really is a dock-drama sprinkled with humor. The Python imposters are great, you will think they are original. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Paul J. Mular
Well done and hilarious recounting of the Brian controversy as reenacted by a brilliant assembly of top-notch talent. Read morePublished 10 months ago by James Yoakum
Horrible! To make things worse, I bought this when I was at the store without my glasses. Expected much better. I should have known better. Maybe I can sell this.Published 16 months ago by Robert
A weak screen play,poor direction(one could drive entire army battalions through the holes in the pacing) albeit interesting performances by some prominent British actors... Read morePublished 19 months ago by D. Jackson
The film was hilarious and all the actors were great. The film is very quirky and may not be for everyone. But for those who like quirky british humor, it's a must see.Published 19 months ago by E. Roberts
Very entertaining and funny. A story done about the Pythons using a sort of "comedic sketch" format. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Kevin Oliver
I've long known about the controversy surrounding the release of the film Life of Brian, but this dramatization of those events brought the history of it to life in an amazingly... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Matthew Atanian
Just GREAT. IT BROUGHT BACK MANY HAPPY MEMORIES OF MY PAST. I suggest you get a copy and enjoy the trip of the Holy Flying Circus in (Blu-ray)Published 24 months ago by John F., Warris, III