Part of our Saturday Night 'Guilty Pleasure Film Festival.
Director: Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam | R | 1h 47min | 1983
Stars: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle
' The comedy team takes a look at life in all of its stages in their own uniquely silly way. '
Why are we here, what's it all about? The Monty Python team is trying to sort out the most important question on Earth: what is the meaning of life? They do so by exploring the various stages of life, starting with birth. A doctor seems more interested in his equipment than in delivering the baby or caring for the mother, a Roman Catholic couple have quite a lot of children because "every sperm is sacred". In the growing and learning part of life, Catholic schoolboys attend a rather strange church service and ditto sex education lesson. Onto war, where an officer's plan to attack is thwarted by his underlings wanting to celebrate his birthday, and an officer's leg is bitten off by presumably an African tiger. At middle age, a couple orders "philosophy" at a restaurant, after which, the movie continues with live organ transplants. The autumn years are played in a restaurant, which, after being treated to the song "Isn't It Awfully Nice to Have a Penis?" by an entertainer, sees the ...
Sensitive to the young actors in the "Every Sperm is Sacred" scene, Sir Michael Palin actually said "those little rubber things on the end of my sock." The word "cock" was dubbed in later.
Tickets: Your ticket ensures you a seat and a glass of wine or beer while you enjoy the film.
Food: We have a range of options from fries to 'Epicurean' pizzas, coffee & desserts available before & during the screening.