March 2023: Video published of Terry Gilliam interview at The Garden Cinema


On 25 February 2023, Terry Gilliam was interviewed by film critic Jason Solomons following a screening of The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. The recording of this interview has now appeared on YouTube, and is embedded below.

The screening and interview was part of a retrospective of the filmmaker’s work at the Garden Cinema in Covent Garden, London. The questions posed by Solomons covered Gilliam’s entire career, including:

  • Reflections on his most recent film, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
  • ¬†Jonathan Pryce’s performance in Brazil
  • Casting against type
  • Bruce Willis and Brad Pitt in 12 Monkeys
  • The importance of Jeff Bridges’s performance in grounding Gilliam and Robin Williams on The Fisher King
  • Finding solutions to the Munchausen production problems
  • How CGI limits the imagination
  • The film that changed Gilliam’s life
  • Coming to live in the UK
  • The identity of the filmmaker that influenced Gilliam’s directing of The Fisher King
All this and more in this video interview below…

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Films in depth

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
The Zero Theorem
The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus
The Brothers Grimm
Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas
12 Monkeys
The Fisher King
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Time Bandits