Life of Brian (1979)

8.25 / Rated by 2 people

93 min.
Plot  Brian Cohen is born in a stable next door to the one in which Jesus is born, which initially confuses the three wise men who come to praise the future King of the Jews. Brian grows up an idealistic young man who resents the continuing Roman occupation of Judea. While attending Jesus' Sermon on the Mount, Brian becomes infatuated with an attractive young rebel, Judith. His desire for her and hatred for the Romans lead him to join the People's Front of Judea (PFJ), one of many fractious and bickering independence movements, who spend more time fighting each other than the Romans.

After several misadventures, and escaping from Pontius Pilate, the fugitive winds up in a line-up of would-be mystics and prophets who harangue the passing crowd in a plaza. Forced to come up with something plausible in order to blend in and keep the guards off his back, Brian babbles pseudo-religious truisms, and quickly attracts a small but intrigued audience. Once the guards have left, Brian tries to...



Terry Gilliam
Another person further forward
Eric Idle
Mr Cheeky
Terry Jones
Brian Cohen's mother
Michael Palin
Mr Big-Nose
Kenneth Colley
Jesus Christ


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Life of Brian
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CK added Life of Brian (1979) to watchlist / 09.06.2016

Lorem rated Life of Brian (1979) with 8.5 stars / 08.08.2015

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