R | | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A hugely talented but socially isolated computer operator is tasked by Management to prove the Zero Theorem: that the universe ends as nothing, rendering life meaningless. But meaning is what he already craves.
In pre-production, Terry Gilliam suggested that his team should study the work of contemporary German painter Neo Rauch, whose surreal works contain a rich blend of colour. Production Designer David Warren recalled the initial instruction: "I remember getting an email from Terry: ... ...
Are you here alone?
Qohen Leth: We're generally everywhere alone.
Bainsley: I love mystery... turns me on.
When Qohen is sitting at his computer naked, he is wearing flesh colored underwear.
In memory of the great Richard D. Zanuck who kept the ball rolling.
$83,803 (USA) (19 September 2014)
$219,438 (USA) (3 October 2014)
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