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Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.
The shots of the crowds walking toward the Mount at the beginning of the movie were accidental. The scene was shot in the late afternoon, and all the Tunisian extras left suddenly because the women had to prepare dinner for their families. The ... ...
Wise Man #1:
Brian's mother: Oh!
Brian's mother: Who are you?
Wise Man #2: We are three wise men.
Brian's mother: What?
Wise Man #1: We are three wise men.
Brian's mother: Well, what are you doing creeping around a cow shed at two o'clock in the morning? That doesn't sound very wise to me.
Pontius Pilate is portrayed as having a palace in Jerusalem. Although one would easily assume this, due to his role in the New Testament, he actually resided in Caesarea, which was the Roman capital of the Judean province. There are historical mentions of Pilate visiting Jerusalem, but he never lived there.
At the very end (after copyright) is still shown: If you have enjoyed this film, why not go and see "La Notte"?
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