'Brazil' Review By FilmReview
One of the greats!
BRAZIL is a beautiful movie. One of the greats. In some aspects BRAZIL is also a visionary movie. I say visionary because it was completed in 1987 and at that time it plays up the existence of terrorism as though it was so commonplace that people just go on with their lives even right after an event happened right next to them.
Terry Gilliam, one of our more gifted directors, mixes romance, action, slapstick comedy and an Orwellian scenario with great skill.
Actor Jonathan Pryce is fantastic in the lead role, along with great portrayals by everyone else (incl Robert De Niro, Ian Holm, Michael Palin, Kim Greist and Katherine Helmond