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Holy Flying Circus [electronic resource].

Punt, Steve. (Actor). Edwards, Charles, 1969- (Actor). Jones, Rufus, 1975- (Actor). Boyd, Darren. (Actor). Nichol, Phil. (Actor). Fisher, Tom, 1968- (Actor). Roache, Tony. (Screenwriter). Harris, Owen. (Director). hoopla digital. (Added Author). Directed by Owen Harris. (Cast).

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 99 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : RLJ Entertainment, 2011.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Owen Harris.
Participant or Performer Note:
Steve Punt, Charles Edwards, Rufus Jones, Darren Boyd, Phil Nichol, Tom Fisher.
Summary, etc.:
HOLY FLYING CIRCUS reimagines the controversy surrounding Monty Python's 1979 film, Life of Brian, which was greeted with widespread outcry and accusations of blasphemy. Matters reached a head when Michael Palin and John Cleese agreed to take part in a BBC talk show about Life of Brian with a Church of England bishop and a staunchly Catholic broadcaster. The ensuing TV debate put the Pythons in their most absurd role yet: the voice of reason. From Oscar-nominated writer Tony Roche (In the Loop) and starring Darren Boyd (Little Dorrit), Charles Edwards (The Shell Seekers), Tom Fisher (The Illusionist), and Stephen Fry (Jeeves and Wooster), this fantastical docudrama is a Pythonesque peek behind the scenes of one of the most notorious-and beloved-films from the legendary troupe.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Life of Brian > Drama.
Motion pictures > Censorship > Great Britain > Drama.
Motion pictures > Great Britain > Religious aspects > Drama.
Blasphemy > Great Britain > Drama.

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