Terry Gilliam on BBC 4

Kirsty Lang meets film-maker Terry Gilliam, who celebrates his 70th birthday later this year.

Gilliam started out as a member of the Monty Python team before going on to make films like the beurocratic dystopia Brazil, The fisher King with Jeff Bridges and Robin Williams and Twelve Monkeys with Bruce Willis and Brad Pitt.

Gilliam talks about his enduring obsession with medieval knights, his run ins with Hollywood studios and the death of lead actor Heath Ledger half way through the making of his last film The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus.

He also reveals why he is about to embark on his fifth atttempt to make the ill-fated Don Quixote and why he is scared about is forthcoming debut as a director for English National Opera.

Producer: Rebecca Nicholson.

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sit-on-my-face: LUCKY LADY! From now on my goal in life is that Terry Gilliam once tell me I'm kissable.

Paute at 11:12 am June 30

I love his laugh! very funny!

kisch: Sweet! Thank you very much!

Paute at 10:30 am June 29

You´re welcome!

Lady and Laird Candermine:

I really enjoyed the interview... I will now go and do what Terry Gilliam tells me to..."I will think for myself... I will go and think for myself... Terry says, I must think for myself.... I obey and will think for myself..."
Thanks Paute and if you care to have just a little more Terry... here's The Man Who Killed Don Quixote support site. I don't know if you know about it... thought I'd share.


Paute at 10:29 am June 29

Thank you! I know it! I follow on Twitter.
By the way, lovely pic!

PS: I wanna the Parnassus shirt!!

Lady and Laird Candermine at 10:33 am June 29

Yeah... I know ... I know .. I am so sorry ... can't help you out there ... all that you can do is ask Terry of one.. : )
fun photo surfin in the mind, I call it!
Glad you follow it on Twit~ : )