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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
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Directed By
Terry Gilliam

Written By:
Terry Gilliam, Charles McKeown

Cast:
John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley, Valentina Cortese, Oliver Reed, Uma Thurman, Sting, Jonathan Pryce, Bill Paterson, Peter Jeffrey, Alison Steadman, Charles McKeown, Don Henderson, Andrew MacLachlan, Jack Purvis, Ray Cooper, Winston Dennis, Ray Cooper

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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1989)
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Movie Review by MarkSchitts
June 23rd, 2018

Meet The Greatest Liar In The World

Back in 1989 "The Adventures Of Baron Munchausen" was a $46 million production that totally bombed at the box office, making back only $8 million of its initial costs.

Well - Watching this elaborately staged comedy/adventure/fantasy film today (30 years later) - I really can't understand why it was such a dismal failure back then.

Directed by Terry Gilliam (in the Monty Python's style) - I found that this story about an 18th century German nobleman and adventurer (who was the greatest liar in the world) to be quite a visual treat with its many surreal, weird, and bizarre images and characters.

Yes. At times its story was clearly teetering on the ridiculous - But - Considering that this is a pre-CGI presentation - I, personally, recommend it to anyone who likes to watch some over-the-top cinematic eccentricity once in a while.

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