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Michael Palin film reviews


Michael Palin

British actor, director

Born
05 May 1943
in SheffieldSouth Yorkshire, EnglandUnited Kingdom


1967-1969

Do Not Adjust Your Set

1492: Conquest of Paradise 1967

Sketch based show created by some of the best British comedians, like David Jason, Michael Palin or Terry Jones. Programme started as show mainly for the kids, but it turned out that adult viewers were most of the audience.

1969-1974

Monty Python’s Flying Circus

1492: Conquest of Paradise 1969

Legendery sketch show created by group of British comedians - surreal stories, unique characters and complete lack of respect for anything sacred.

1976-1979

Ripping Yarns

1492: Conquest of Paradise 1976

Set of 1930s style stories created by Michael Palin and Terry Jones. Each of them presents different characters and different events, but there are certain similarites - every one of them is a ripping yarn.

1977

Jabberwocky

as Dennis Cooper

1492: Conquest of Paradise 1977

Clumsy young cooper leaves his father’s workshop and tries his luck in the town that is under constant threat from a dragon.

1985

Brazil

as Jack Lint

1492: Conquest of Paradise 1985

Low-key government official discovers that the central system that control the lives of people has made a mistake. He has to face the facts that the rules he has been following to the letter might have been wrong.




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