Brazil (1985)

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Brazil (1985) Poster

A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.


  • Jim Broadbent and Katherine Helmond in Brazil (1985)
  • Jonathan Pryce and Katherine Helmond in Brazil (1985)
  • "Brazil" Terry Gilliam (director) 1985 Universal
  • Winston Dennis in Brazil (1985)
  • Terry Gilliam in Brazil (1985)

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Did You Know?


Charles McKeown, who shared the co-credit in writing the film, wrote most of the propaganda slogans that can be seen in the background throughout the film. He also plays the role of Harvey Lime.


Singers: Central Services: We do the work, you do the pleasure.
TV commercial pitchman: Hi, there. I want to talk to you about ducts.


Holly's hair has a big gap in her front bangs when she says her one line, whereas before her bangs were intact. Holly Gilliam did this on purpose in an effort to avoid working on the scene again because she despised the process of filming. It didn't work, and the result is the continuity error.

Crazy Credits

The closing shot of Lowry incarcerated humming to himself provides the backdrop for the end credits.


Plot Summary

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Drama | Sci-Fi

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