R | | Comedy
Born on the original Christmas in the stable next door to Jesus, Brian of Nazareth spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.
This film is part of the Criterion Collection, spine #61.
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.
In the manger scene, John Cleese has obvious lines on his face where his make-up has run from sweat.
The opening credits are presented as an elaborate Terry Gilliam animated sequence of Roman temples being destroyed.
The Criterion LD/DVD features the following deleted scenes:
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