Terry Gilliam Article about The Imaginarium of Doctor Pernassus

Here is an atricle I just found, enjoy :)

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and here is the article (the pic I included is from the article):

Terry Gilliam turned his past into a fantasy world in his latest film.

The director has revealed he drew from experiences in his own life to create the magical world his new film 'The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus' is based around.

He told Britain's Clash magazine: "I was just trying to remember my life and that's what came up.

"All the things I liked and all the things that interested me... well, not all the things but at least the ones near home."

The 68-year-old filmmaker enjoyed giving the grander parts of Britain, including much of London, a new look as his storyline took to the big screen.

He said: "I thought it would be nice to be free enough to play with all the things I was interested in that were halfway decent. London became a nice backdrop."

The film gained infamy last year when the lead actor, Heath Ledger, died unexpectedly of an overdose during filming.

Heath's role was completed by his friends Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Colin Farrell. Terry admits it was the team effort of the trio which inspired him to complete the movie.

He said: "The cast and I were sitting there having dinner and I said, 'I can't put 'A Terry Gilliam Film' on this.' We all agreed that 'Heath Ledger And Friends' would be perfect."

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mrsCutout: Thanks! oh i'd love to watch that film! heath johnny and terry!What more do you need?

Tanya_Birklid19: It looks really interesting and I would like to see it!!!!


I really got to go and see it... I had the chance to see it in London, but I whant to waite and see it in Portugal...

Jatta: Thank you, Arky :)

Hanri: I just found out this week, that Finland is going to get Parnassus in Finnkino on 18th Dec!! Woooo! April, look up your area's theatre webpages if they have it in their schedule. I understand the world premiere has been already. (?)

Jatta at 12:42 pm October 30

YES YES YES!!!! Happy happy happy!!! :D

Lady April: ARRRGGGHHH When is this thing coming to my area???? I am dying to see it!

arkennedy at 6:42 pm October 30

I haven't seen it yet either, but I'm dying to see it as well. After reading this article I want to see it even more :)