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TIME BANDITS

Sunday, February 5
at 11:00 AM

Directed by Terry Gilliam

(1981, Terry Gilliam) 10-year-old Craig Warnock knows things are getting weird when a horseman gallops through his bedroom wall, and before long, in company with a group of larcenous dwarfs, he’s rocketing through history, meeting John Cleese’s Robin Hood, Sean Connery’s Agamemnon, and Ian Holm’s Napoleon, while trying to avoid David Warner’s traps. With Ralph Richardson as The Supreme Being. DCP. Approx. 116 mins.

Reviews

“Jammed with character and detail. This is the only live-action movie I’ve seen that literally looks like pages out of Heavy Metal magazine, with kings and swordsmen and wide-eyed little boys and fearsome beasts.”
– Roger Ebert

“EXTRAORDINARILY INVENTIVE! Sometime Monty Python animator Gilliam fills the screen with bizarre images, and directs with a breathless ingenuity.”
– Nigel Floyd, Time Out (London)

“The film is resolutely, passionately anti-adult, yet much of the humor has an adult sophistication and edge to it; this is one kids’ movie that doesn’t condescend.”
– Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader