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Brazil (the 1985 movie)


In the 1985 film Brazil, directed by Terry Gilliam, Jonathan Pryce stars as Sam Lowry, a bureaucrat pursuing his dream woman, caught up in a series of terrorist bombings, and engaged in a battle with the Ministry of Information.


Reference Materials


  • Contemporary Literary CriticismCall Number: REF PN771.C59

o        Vol. 141, pg. 240-7, 249, 251, 256, 259-60

  • Magills Cinema AnnualCall Number: REF PN1993.3.M34 1986

o        1986, pg. 80-3

  • The Motion Picture GuideCall Number: REF PN1995.N346 1986

o        1986 Annual, pg. 21-2

  • The New York Times Film ReviewsCall Number: REF PN1995.N4 1985-86

o        1985-89, pg. 182, 202


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