Time bandits

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Gilliam, Terry, film producer,
Palin, Michael, screenwriter,
Harrison, George, 1943-2001, film producer,
O'Brien, Denis, film producer.
Cleese, John, actor.
[Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2014].


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[Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2014].
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert (47 cm x 37 cm)


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.
General Note
Special features: Disc 1: Audio commentary featuring director Terry Gilliam, coscreeenwriter and actor Michael Palin, and actors John Cleese, David Warner, and Craig Warnock; Trailer. Disc 2: Creating the worlds of Time Bandits (new piece narrated by film writer David Morgan and featuring production designer Milly Burns and costume designer James Acheson on the creation of the film's various historical periods and fantasy worlds); Terry Gilliam and Peter von Bagh (conversation between Gilliam and film scholar Peter von Bagh at Finland's Midnight Sun Film Festival in 1998); Shelley Duvall (excerpt from a 1981 appearance by actor Shelley Duvall on NBC's Tomorrow show hosted by Tom Snyder); Stills gallery. Insert features an essay by critic David Sterritt.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Peter Biziou ; editor, Julian Doyle ; production designer, Milly Burns ; art director, Norman Garwood ; costumes designed by Jim Acheson ; music score composed and orchestrated by Mike Moran ; songs and additional material by George Harrison.
John Cleese, Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Michael Palin, Ralph Richardson, Peter Vaughan, David Warner, David Rappaport, Kenny Baker, Malcolm Dixon, Mike Edmonds, Jack Purvis, Tiny Ross, Craig Warnock, Jim Broadbent.
A boy named Kevin escapes his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of time-traveling dwarves. Armed with a map stolen from the Supreme Being, they plunder treasure from Napoleon and Agamemnon; but Evil is watching their every move. A giddy fairy tale, a revisionist history lesson, and a satire on technology gone awry.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1 presentation); Dolby digital stereo.
English dialogue with optional English SDH subtitles for the hearing-impaired.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Gilliam, T., Palin, M., Harrison, G., O'Brien, D., Cleese, J., Connery, S., Duvall, S., Helmond, K., Holm, I., Richardson, R., Vaughan, P., Warner, D., Rappaport, D., Baker, K., Dixon, M. (., Edmonds, M., Purvis, J., Ross, T., Warnock, C., Broadbent, J., Biziou, P., Doyle, J., Burns, M., Garwood, N., Acheson, J., Moran, M., Bagh, P. v., Snyder, T., & Sterritt, D. (2014). Time bandits (Director-approved two-DVD special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Terry, Gilliam et al.. 2014. Time Bandits. The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Terry, Gilliam et al.. Time Bandits The Criterion Collection, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Gilliam, Terry,, et al. Time Bandits Director-approved two-DVD special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2014.

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