The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
20th Anniversary Edition
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Production year: 1988
Director: Terry Gilliam
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 043396-162198
Running time: 2:06 (126 Min.)
Casetype: HD Slim
Format: 1.85:1 Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: April 08, 2008
Collection type: Owned (#2821)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 22, 2008
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 9 / 10
Overview
Nominated for 4 Oscars® in 1989 and directed by Monty Python's Terry Gilliam (The Fisher King), The Adventures of Baron Munchausen stars John Neville, Eric Idle and Uma Thurman. Neville is the eccentric Munchausen, an aristocrat who relies on the power of his imagination – and a crackpot band of henchmen – to defend their village from plunder. Idle plays the loyal Berthold, the world's fastest man, who hilariously outruns a speeding bullet all the way to Spain in just one hour to save the Baron's neck! When Manchausen's not collaborating with his screwball associates, he can be found walking on air – literally – with the lusciously beautiful Venus (Thurman). Filmed by Oscar® nominee cinematographer Giuseppe Rotunno (Best Cinematography, All That Jazz, 1979) with stunning special effects!
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Genres
Adventure
Comedy
Fantasy
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Columbia Pictures
 • Prominent Features
 • Laura Film
Media Companies:
 • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital TrueHD 5.1
French  Dolby Digital TrueHD 5.1
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
Chinese
English
French
Korean
Portuguese
Spanish
Thai
Trivia
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Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Bonus Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Deleted Scenes
Crew
Direction
Terry Gilliam....Director
Writing
Charles McKeown....Screenwriter
Terry Gilliam....Screenwriter
Production
Thomas Schühly....Producer
Stratton Leopold....Producer
Jake Eberts....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Giuseppe Rotunno....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Peter Hollywood....Film Editor
Music
Michael Kamen....Composer
"The Torturer's Apprentice"
Michael Kamen....Song Writer
Eric Idle....Song Writer
Sound
Frank Jahn....Production Sound Mixer
Peter Pennell....Supervising Sound Editor
Colin Miller....Sound Editor
Bob Risk....Sound Editor
Peter Horrocks....Sound Editor
Rusty Coppleman....Sound Editor
Graham V. Hartstone....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Nicolas Le Messurier....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Michael A. Carter....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Dante Ferretti....Production Designer
Gabriella Pescucci....Costume Designer
Maggie Weston....Make-up Artist
Fabrizio Sforza....Make-up Artist
Richard Conway....Visual Effects
Massimo Razzi....Art Director
Teresa Barbasso....Art Director
Giorgio Giovannini....Art Director
Nazzareno Piana....Art Director
Pam Meager....Make-up Artist
Antonio Maltempo....Make-up Artist
Alfredo Tiberi....Make-up Artist
Enrico Iacoponi....Make-up Artist
Gino Tamagnini....Make-up Artist
Christina de Rossi....Make-up Artist
Adriano Pischiutta....Visual Effects
Antonio Parra....Visual Effects
Cast
John Neville....Baron von Munchausen
Eric Idle....Berthold/Desmond
Sarah Polley....Sally Salt
Oliver Reed....Vulcan
Charles McKeown....Adolphus/Rupert
Winston Dennis....Albrecht/Bill
Jack Purvis....Gustavus/Jeremy
Valentina Cortese....Queen of the Moon/Violet
Jonathan Pryce....Horatio Jackson
Bill Paterson....Henry Salt
Peter Jeffrey....Sultan
Uma Thurman....Venus/Rose
Alison Steadman....Daisy
Ray Cooper....Functionary
Don Henderson....Commander
Andrew MacLachlan....Colonel
Mohamed Badrsalem....Executioner
Kiran Shah....Executioner's Assistant
Ettore Martini....First General
Sting....Heroic Officer
Jose Lifante....Doctor
Ray D. Tutto....King of the Moon
Franco Adducci....Treasurer
Antonio Pistillo....Second General
Gunners
Michael Polley
Tony Smart
Terry Gilliam....Irritating Singer inside Fish (uncredited)