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Terry Gilliam gives us a peek

15 September 2008  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  |  Source: Quick Stop Entertainment

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Well, here's a treat. Terry Gilliam lets the world in on a few glimpses at his upcoming film, The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus. It's not quite a teaser trailer, more a quick synopsis of the story from Gilliam, along with a collection of concept art.

By the looks of this, we can expect the sort of giddy fantasy of The Adventures of Baron Munchausen or Time Bandits rather than his slightly more sensible films like 12 Monkeys. There are also brief glimpses of Heath Ledger, Lily Cole, Christopher Plummer as Parnassus himself, Verne Troyer and Andrew Garfield - but no hint at all as to how Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Colin Farrell will look.

 Check it out below.


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Terry's Imagination
I have admired Terry Gilliam's work for many years now, starting with Monty Python. This film has the look of The Brothers Grimm about it. This film looks interesting and visually beautiful, and I can't wait to see Heath Ledger, and the other actors who replaced him. Anything with Johnny Depp, he has never made a bad movie, Colin Farrell and Jude Law are good as well. More

Posted by paganprincess at 06:28 on 18 January 2009 | Report This Post

this looks really quite good, very Tim Burton-esque!!! really really want 2 see how coilin farrell, jude law & the god that is johnny depp will look!!! More

Posted by sarah depp at 10:25 on 17 September 2008 | Report This Post

looks good!!!
Looks good!! More

Posted by delo21 at 16:31 on 16 September 2008 | Report This Post

This actually looks rather interesting, it seems like something Tim Burton should have done, not necessarily a bad thing....I'm a fan of Gilliams work so I hope this is will be his best yet, should be very poignant due to Heath Ledger's posthumous presence More

Posted by Moronifighter at 09:04 on 16 September 2008 | Report This Post

"Removed" ?
Erm, why has this video ben removed ? More

Posted by petew71 at 23:31 on 15 September 2008 | Report This Post

Señor Gilliam is my hero. Parnassus looks just as beautiful, challenging, funny, dark, and fantastical as I hoped it would be. I can’t wait! More

Posted by Dark Flower Rose at 23:02 on 15 September 2008 | Report This Post

love these kinda films have been waiting for one like this for ages and ages. More

Posted by take1 at 19:35 on 15 September 2008 | Report This Post

Loooove it! Looove heath, looove gilliam! can't wait! btw you can find it at m/ More

Posted by Albertine at 18:51 on 15 September 2008 | Report This Post

I hate it when trailers say "beyond imagination", i really do. How can it be beyond imagination? It has been imagined hence how i'm watching the bloody thing! Saying that and considering all we saw were production designs and animatics it looks potentially bloody awesome. Though if I were Gilliam i'd have a word with the 2012 olympic committe... it seems they stole his design for a bus that opens into a stage. More

Posted by dunkah at 13:59 on 15 September 2008 | Report This Post

Video removed
The video has been removed! WTF Empire?!?!? More

Posted by HIM at 11:15 on 15 September 2008 | Report This Post

I've great respect for Terry and I'm now looking forward to this very much. More

Posted by Mr Bonobo at 10:46 on 15 September 2008 | Report This Post

That actually looks quite beautiful. I'm not the biggest fan of Gilliam (although I have nothing but the highest of respect for the guy, his imagaination and his tenacity) because I personally find his films too bloody bleak. However I liked Fear and Loathing and as a kid I loved Baron Munchausen. This however looks bloody lovely, with its jellyfish and giant constable-head-portals. Plenty of imaginative originality, as always, but what looks like beautiful whimsy. I look forward to it. More

Posted by jimoakley666 at 10:41 on 15 September 2008 | Report This Post

looks like gilliam is going to return to top form, excited about this! More

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