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Genre: Science Fiction
Photography: Color
Running Time: 143 minutes
Country: United States
United Kingdom
Release Date: 22 February 1985 (United Kingdom)
18 December 1985 (United States)
Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Written by: Terry Gilliam
Tom Stoppard
Charles McKeown
Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
Universal Pictures.
Starring: Jonathan Pryce
Robert De Niro
Katherine Helmond
Ian Holm
Bob Hoskins
Michael Palin
Ian Richardson
Peter Vaughan
Kim Greist

Brazil is a 1985 British-American Film directed by Terry Gilliam, It was distributed by 20th Century Fox and Universal Pictures.


In a dystopian hyper-bureaucratic future, Sam Lowry is a low-level government employee who frequently daydreams of himself as a winged warrior saving a damsel in distress. He escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eventual death of an innocent man instead of wanted terrorist Harry Tuttle (Robert De Niro), he meets the woman from his daydream (Kim Greist), and in trying to help her gets caught in a web of mistaken identities, mindless bureaucracy and lies.

Why It Rocks

  1. Decent soundtrack.
    1. One of the pieces of music, "The Office", wa also used in trailer, WALL-E.
  2. Great acting.
  3. Well looking future design city.
  4. Great story.
  5. A great runaway scene such as a Runaway truck scene.
  6. Beautiful scene like Sam Lowry flying in the sky.
  7. Sam Lowry's Wing suit was really cool.
  8. Some of the characters are likable.
  9. The final scene was pretty awesome.
  10. The ending was heartwarming.
  11. Good action scenes.
  12. There are scenes that were funny.

Bad Qualities

  1. The Box Office was not successful in North America, Although it was a success in Europe.
  2. Despite that the film was good. the story was kinda weak.


The film receives positive reviews from critics and the audience. it holds a 98% on Rotten Tomatoes, Metacritic scores a film a 90/100 "universal acclaim" while IMDB holds a 8/10 rating.

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