Must Watch: Terry Gilliam's Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus Trailer

October 7, 2009
Source: Yahoo

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Sony Pictures Classics has finally debuted a US trailer for Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus over on Yahoo today. I already saw this wonderful film a few times while in Cannes (read my review) and enjoyed it quite a bit. I think Gilliam is back at his best with this, although I'm not sure if I'd call it one of my favorites. Either way, it's a great movie, with a great cast - not only including Heath Ledger and his three replacements, Johnny Depp, Jude Law, and Colin Farrell - but the other cast members are fantastic as well. It's a very fantastical film with plenty of very trippy scenes. Watch the new trailer below and enjoy!

Watch the US trailer for Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus:

You can also watch the trailer Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus in High Definition on Yahoo

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus is directed by beloved filmmaker Terry Gilliam, of the Monty Python movies, Time Bandits, Brazil, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, Twelve Monkeys, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, and The Brothers Grimm previously. The screenplay was co-written by Gilliam and Charles McKeown of Gilliam's Brazil and The Adventures of Baron Munchausen previously. This first showed at the Cannes Film Festival and is being distributed by Sony Pictures Classics here in the US. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus arrives in limited theaters starting on December 25th, Christmas Day, then expands.

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  • Drunkimus
    first? who cares...
  • Antioch
    Very imaginative! Looking forward to it
  • Antioch
    Sucks that Heath died just when he was getting some real character acting chops. We're missing out
  • Brian Barajas
    wow, that looks amazing, damn the reviews, ill be seeing this
  • pipo
    Another TG headache master piece.
  • sean
    Read the script... didn't like it. Saw the trailer... didn't like it.
  • sean
    P.S. - R.I.P. Heath Ledger
  • Looks pretty bingo! Some of the swirly candy cg scenes looked a bit cheesy, but the sets look really great.
  • Very nice trailer. I love it =)
  • Collin
    Holy shit this looks EPIC!
  • chinochubby
    i will definitely watch this for the midnight showing just because i love these types of movies and i like the actors in it so hopefully it will be good R.I.P heath
  • ImaginaryVisionary
    I don't know what the heck that is about but I don't care. It looks more creative than 99% of the movie's I've seen in the last 6 months. Looks like one of the few movies that actually deserves the tagline "mind dazzling."
  • Xerxex
    sean read your post...didn't like it. lol. CANNOT WAIT!!!!!!!
  • Xerxex
    Also Tom Waits as the devil genius!
  • Fritz Blaze
    F*cking awesome!
  • Sabes
    I'm interested, this looks good.
  • Caitie
    Looks spectacular! Can't wait I'm there as soon as it comes to Portland! Heath Ledger's my favorite actor, I wish he was still here to surprise and dazzle us some more. By the way lol #14 you tell him!
  • El Guapo
    Tom Waits. Sold!!!
  • Brian
    It kind looks like it will be better that they had different people fill in for Ledger.
  • Vincent Cipollone
    Why does it sound like the actors are just using there voices from other movies. the joker and jack sparrow?
  • splinter
    #1 - i dont get why your type of people even post and # 3, i very much in agree with you, overall it looks interesting.
  • Xerxex
    # 20 you're alone on that one, Heath is using his normal voice and Depp is I think using an english accent.
  • me
    don't make assumptions, xerxex. ledger did use his "joker voice" when he introduce "dr.... parnassus!" can't speak for depp though, the music was too loud to hear him. looks good, gilliam is awesome. the "candy cg scenes" remind me of his animations for monty python
  • piko poky
    looks pretty trippy should be interesting to watch with all the crzy visuals and stuff. btw whos that alien-looking girl and and has her face been edited by a computer to make her look alienish?
  • dave13
    that looks AMAZING. i got chills watching it. *hungers for more*
  • Fisherr
    Stunning indeed.With a great bunch of actors, i like it.
  • The Rogue
    I love Gilliam's off kilter movies. Looks like my kind of fun.
  • zetsu
    that looks fucking cool,i heard that johnny depp,jude law & colin farrell gave their fee's to heath ledger's daughter which is a nice gester to greatest joker of all time.
  • captain subtext
    Tom Waits was wonderful as God in "Wristcutters". Should be even more fun to see him on the other side.
  • Lolly
    I want to believe that this can be as good as it looks!!!! Please let it be good! I remember seeing the trailer for the Brothers Grimm and I was SOOOO excited and SOOO Disappointed when I finally saw it =( I hope it's good!
  • Alyx
    Haha! At 1:24 he's inside the Central Vancouver Public Library. Nice.
  • Alex W
    depp isnt using an english accent lol thats his voice
  • Lando
    wow, that looks amazing!!! i thought it looked a lot like "Children of Paradise" (one of Gilliams favorite films that tends to peak its head in many of his movies) but this trailer looks nothing like that (although I see a few of its elements here). Its great to finally see something ORIGINAL and IMAGINATIVE!!! cant wait to see it! (god I hope there are no transforming robots or vampires in this!)
  • AprilCoolsDay
    I feel like changing actors would be distractive. I see Joker in Heath Ledger and Jack Sparrow in Johnny Depp.
  • Lair
    "Nothing's permanent. Not even death". Is it just me or does it sound like he is talking about Ledger. Maybe it's just my imagination, since im imagining this movie to be a tribute to Heath Ledger. I cant wait to see this movie. It has the best cast of any movie that i can remember. Johnny Depp is my all time favourite, Heath Ledger became an instant legend from the Dark Knight, Colin Farrell has been steadily rising to my favourites and Jude Law is an excellent actor. Having those 4 play the same character is something i wanna witness. I mean, they all have to become 1 person, which is something I dont think has ever been done.
  • smeeuff
    I...Can't...wait!!!!!! It looks amazing!!!!!
  • Shoden
    see what i dont get i if you dont like a movie why take the time to even write one word on a blog. i bet all the ones that were against the movie loved it but dont wanna show it. this movie looks like id put it in my collection. and by the way #20 have you ever thought maybe thats how depp and ledger feel like acting, using past movie voices cause they liked them, think before you type
  • MoreLikeAprilLoser
    That's because you are an idiot




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