#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – Why are we here, what’s it all about? The Monty Python-team is trying to sort out the most important question on Earth: what is the meaning of life? They do so by exploring the various stages of life, starting with birth. A doctor seems more interested in his equipment than in delivering the baby or caring for the mother, a Roman Catholic couple have quite a lot of children because ‘every sperm is sacred’. In the growing and learning part of life, catholic schoolboys attend a rather strange church service and ditto sex education lesson. Onto war, where an officer’s plan to attack is thwarted by his underlings wanting to celebrate his birthday and an officer’s leg is bitten off by presumably an African tiger. At middle age a couple orders ‘philosophy’ at a restaurant, after which the film continues with live organ transplants. The autumn years are played in a restaurant, which, after being treated to the song ‘Isn’t It Awfully Nice to Have a Penis?’ by an entertainer, sees the arrival of an extremely fat man. He can eat a lot, but also throw up quite copiously. The Grim Reaper brings for the final stage of human life, death, a visit to a mansion, where the people are rather interested in him. But life doesn’t stop at death. It’s onto heaven, where it’s always Christmas.
Plot: Life’s questions are ‘answered’ in a series of outrageous vignettes, beginning with a staid London insurance company which transforms before our eyes into a pirate ship. Then there’s the National Health doctors who try to claim a healthy liver from a still-living donor. The world’s most voracious glutton brings the art of vomiting to new heights before his spectacular demise.
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Michael Palin sums it up best.
The Meaning of Life finds the Monty Python boys going back to their Flying Circus roots in a film that examines the many stages of life, and reduces them all to the absurdity that one would expect from these six loons. A very neat short film from Terry Gilliam starts off this search for the meaning of life and we go from birth, to examining the benefits of being a Prostestant. From there we are treated to war, live organ transplants, a very bizarre middle section of the film, sex education, Terry Jones puking and exploding in what has to be one of the most disgusting but extremely funny scenes ever committed to film. It all leads up to death, and I personally like Grahm Chapman’s way of execution. It all winds up in Heaven, where every day is Christmas and it’s all set up like a Las Vegas lounge show. At the end, Michael Palin gives us the meaning of life. I think he’s right.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 47 min (107 min), 1 hr 52 min (112 min) (2003 restored director’s cut) (Germany), 1 hr 30 min (90 min) (original) (UK)
Genre Comedy, Musical
Director Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam
Writer Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin
Actors Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle
Awards Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Production Company Universal Pictures
Sound Mix Dolby Stereo
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Camera Arriflex 35 BL3
Laboratory Technicolor, London, UK
Film Length 2,930 m (Sweden)
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm