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Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)

Comedy from Terry Jones starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese and Terry Gilliam

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Synopsis

2000 years ago, three wise men enter a manger where a babe is wrapped in swaddling clothes. It is an infant named Brian... and the three wise men are in the wrong manger. For the rest of his life, Brian finds himself regarded as something of a Messiah, yet he's always in the shadow of this ‘other guy’ from Galilee. Brian is witness to the Sermon of the Mount, but his seat is in such a bad location that he can't hear any of it. Ultimately he is brought before Pontius Pilate and sentenced to crucifixion, which takes place at that crowded, non-exclusive execution site a few blocks shy of Calvary. Rather than utter the Last Six Words, Brian leads his fellow crucifixees in a spirited rendition of a British music hall cheer-up song 'Always Look on the Bright Side of Life'.