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

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October 7, 2009
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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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Reader Feedback - 38 Comments

1

first? who cares...

Drunkimus on Oct 7, 2009

2

Very imaginative! Looking forward to it

Antioch on Oct 7, 2009

3

Sucks that Heath died just when he was getting some real character acting chops. We're missing out

Antioch on Oct 7, 2009

4

wow, that looks amazing, damn the reviews, ill be seeing this

Brian Barajas on Oct 7, 2009

5

Another TG headache master piece.

pipo on Oct 7, 2009

6

Read the script... didn't like it. Saw the trailer... didn't like it.

sean on Oct 7, 2009

7

P.S. - R.I.P. Heath Ledger

sean on Oct 7, 2009

8

Looks pretty bingo! Some of the swirly candy cg scenes looked a bit cheesy, but the sets look really great.

Crapola on Oct 7, 2009

9

Very nice trailer. I love it =)

Paul on Oct 7, 2009

10

Holy shit this looks EPIC!

Collin on Oct 7, 2009

11

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

chinochubby on Oct 7, 2009

12

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."

ImaginaryVisionary on Oct 7, 2009

13

sean read your post...didn't like it. lol. CANNOT WAIT!!!!!!!

Xerxex on Oct 7, 2009

14

Also Tom Waits as the devil genius!

Xerxex on Oct 7, 2009

15

F*cking awesome!

Fritz Blaze on Oct 7, 2009

16

I'm interested, this looks good.

Sabes on Oct 7, 2009

17

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!

Caitie on Oct 7, 2009

18

Tom Waits. Sold!!!

El Guapo on Oct 7, 2009

19

It kind looks like it will be better that they had different people fill in for Ledger.

Brian on Oct 7, 2009

20

Why does it sound like the actors are just using there voices from other movies. the joker and jack sparrow?

Vincent Cipollone on Oct 7, 2009

21

#1 - i dont get why your type of people even post and # 3, i very much in agree with you, overall it looks interesting.

splinter on Oct 7, 2009

22

# 20 you're alone on that one, Heath is using his normal voice and Depp is I think using an english accent.

Xerxex on Oct 7, 2009

23

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

me on Oct 7, 2009

24

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?

piko poky on Oct 8, 2009

25

that looks AMAZING. i got chills watching it. *hungers for more*

dave13 on Oct 8, 2009

26

Stunning indeed.With a great bunch of actors, i like it.

Fisherr on Oct 8, 2009

27

I love Gilliam's off kilter movies. Looks like my kind of fun.

The Rogue on Oct 8, 2009

28

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.

zetsu on Oct 8, 2009

29

Tom Waits was wonderful as God in "Wristcutters". Should be even more fun to see him on the other side.

captain subtext on Oct 8, 2009

30

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!

Lolly on Oct 8, 2009

31

Haha! At 1:24 he's inside the Central Vancouver Public Library. Nice.

Alyx on Oct 8, 2009

32

depp isnt using an english accent lol thats his voice

Alex W on Oct 8, 2009

33

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!)

Lando on Oct 9, 2009

34

I feel like changing actors would be distractive. I see Joker in Heath Ledger and Jack Sparrow in Johnny Depp.

AprilCoolsDay on Oct 11, 2009

35

"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.

Lair on Oct 12, 2009

36

I...Can't...wait!!!!!! It looks amazing!!!!!

smeeuff on Oct 16, 2009

37

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

Shoden on Jan 18, 2010

38

That's because you are an idiot

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