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Certificate 15
Jeff Bridges
Robin Williams
Mercedes Ruehl
Amanda Plummer
Terry Gilliam
Richard LaGravenese
Running Time
137 minutes

The Fisher King
Terry Gilliam's urban fable about a radio DJ who meets a homeless dreamer with Robin Williams

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After one of his listeners opens fire on a bar, shock-DJ Jack is demoted to a life working in a record store, when he is taken by thugs and rescued by a homeless hero. As a return for the favour, Parry enlists Jack's help to retreivine the Holy Grail and woe the object of his desire.

Although there are moments when the mixture of comedy, fantasy and drama don't come off, this is still an original, touching movie that is well worth the price of a ticket.

Reviewed by Jo Berry

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