Capital Celluloid 2023 — Day 333: Thu Nov 30

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Gilliam/Jones, 1975): Cinema Museum, 7.30pm

This is a 35mm presentation. 

The Cinema Museum report that the rights holders Python (Monty) Pictures wish to remind film lovers that this ISN’T a quote-along screening and please not to come in costume. Thank You.

Chicago Reader review:

Silly, sophomoric, and slapped together—but would you want it any other way? The Pythons' second feature (1975) is full of things that even the relatively tolerant BBC wouldn't allow—including real violence, real pestilence, real death, and other comic devices. TV's 30-minute format may be better suited to the team's fragile conceits (the killer bunny bit seems to go on forever), but for all the stretching the film never snaps. Look sharp for the Ken Russell hommages. Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam directed.
Dave Kehr

Here (and above) is the trailer.

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