what film are you ?

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  1. hollowvoice

    hollowvoice Senior Member & Antiquities Friend

    i always feel my life is best described like groundhog day
    trying to end it but waking up to the same thing day after day.
    if you were a film what would you be?
  2. IV2010

    IV2010 Well-Known Member

    At the moment mine would be "Surviving" ..a story about parents surviving after suicide
  3. Punk

    Punk Well-Known Member


    Brazil constitutes Terry Gilliam's enormously ambitious follow-up to his 1981 Time Bandits. It also represents the second installment in a trilogy of Gilliam films on imagination versus reality, that began with Bandits and ended in 1989 with The Adventures of Baron Munchausen. To create this wild, visually audacious satire, Gilliam combines dystopian elements from Orwell, Huxley and Kafka (plus a central character who mirrors Walter Mitty) with his own trademark, Monty Python-esque, jet black British humor and his gift for extraordinary visual invention. The results are thoroughly unprecedented in the cinema.

    Jonathan Pryce stars as Sam Lowry, a civil servant who chooses to blind himself to the decaying, drone-like world around him. It's a world marred by oppressive automatization and towering bureaucracy, and populated by tyrannical guards who strongarm lawbreakers. And Lowry is stuck in the middle of this nightmare. Whenever real life becomes too oppressive, Sam fantasizes (to the tune of Ary Baroso's 1930s hit "Brazil") about sailing through the clouds as a winged superhero, and rescuing beautiful Jill Layton (Kim Greist) from a giant, Samurai warrior. The omnipresent computer that controls everything in the "real" world malfunctions, causing an innocent citizen to be arrested and tortured to death. When Sam routinely investigates the error, he meets - and pursues Jill , literally the girl of his dreams. But in real life, she's a tough-as-nails truck driver who initially wants nothing to do with him. It turns out that she is suspected of underground activities, in connection with a terrorist network wanted for bombing public places. The price Sam pays for his association with her is a close encounter with the man in charge of torturing troublesome citizens (Michael Palin). He is rescued - at the last minute - by maintenance man Harry Tuttle (Robert de Niro) who moonlights as a terrorist, but that only represents the beginning of his plight, for now the "system" is onto him.
  4. Witty_Sarcasm

    Witty_Sarcasm Writer, Musician, Fun Lover, Magic Maker

    It's a Wonderful Life
  5. MisterBGone

    MisterBGone Well-Known Member

    Pee Wee's Big Adventure
  6. Dumas

    Dumas Well-Known Member

    Lost in translation
  7. MisterBGone

    MisterBGone Well-Known Member

    Planes, Trains & Automobiles--my other hand is between two pillows!
  8. Cicada 3301

    Cicada 3301 Staff Member Safety & Support SF Supporter

    Lethal Weapon
  9. MisterBGone

    MisterBGone Well-Known Member

    Shining (especially when he's typing..)
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