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Time Bandits: Special Edition (Criterion) (1981)
Rating:
Starring: John Cleese, Sean Connery, Ian Holm, Michael Palin, Ralph Richardson, David Warner
Director: Terry Gilliam
Category: Science-Fiction, Independent
Studio: Criterion
Subtitles:
[None]
Length:
116 mins

 
 

 

In Terry Gilliam's fantastic voyage through time and space, a young boy named Kevin (Craig Warnock) escapes his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of time-traveling dwarves.Armed with a map stolen from the Supreme Being (Ralph Richardson), they plunder treasure from Napoleon (Ian Holm) and Agamemnon (Sean Connery)--but the Evil Genius (David Warner) is watching their every move!Featuring a darkly playful script by Gilliam and costar Michael Palin, Time Bandits is all at once giddy fairy tale, revisionist history lesson, and satire in technology gone awry.

 
 
   
   

 
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