‘Brazil’ & Rare & Unusual Vinyl

Published On March 13, 2014 | By Artgaze | Films

Join us for the cult film classic Brazil followed by’ electro-acoustic and textured ambient dystopia’ as we spin some vinyl in the bar. Expect the unexpected in a chilled out, cruisey lounge lizard way. Cash bar with special Brazil inspired cocktail.

6.00 pm cash bar/ doors open
where: The Old Courthouse corner of Stokes and Sturt street Townsville CBD
$15 Artgaze Film Club 3 month movie pass and membership/ annual memberships available too.Artgaze members free

7pm: Brazil (1985). Directed by Terry Gilliam. Presented by Todd Barty (Full Throttle Theatre Company/Props Youth Theatre)

A surrealist nightmare of a low-level bureaucrat in a preposterous world of the near future. Music composed by: Michael Kamen. 142 mins. Rated M.

9:30pm: Rare and Unusual vinyl until midnight.

About the film:. Brazil is one of those retro films that is Orwellian, crazy, weird, and amazing. Brazil is like steam punk, except with mid-twentieth-century technology. If there was an ipad in it, it would probably have wheels and run off a tank of diesel. Everyone is dressed vintage style like its 1943. Against this bizarre backdrop is the story of a struggle against a psychotic totalitarian government (sound familiar) and a mismatched, romance.

A low level bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.

Writers: Terry Gilliam (screenplay), Tom Stoppard
Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro. Bob Hoskins also makes an appearance.

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