A Liar’s Autobiography – The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman
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Good Morning ASIFA MEMBERS:
On behalf of EPIX and Brainstorm Media, we would like to invite you and a guest to the following advance New York press screening of A Liar’s Autobiography – The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman, presented in 3D. The film will open in select U.S. theaters and premiere on EPIX on November 2nd:
Please RSVP to me if you’d like to attend. No one under 18 admitted!
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Tuesday, October 23rd
Paramount Screening Room
1515 Broadway, 3rd Floor (entrance on corner of 45th St. & Broadway)
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Invite is non-transferable.
Directed by: Bill Jones, Jeff Simpson & Ben Timlett
Featuring the voices of: Graham Chapman, Terry Jones, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam
Synopsis: Graham Chapman, probably best remembered as ‘the dead one from Monty Python’, writes and stars in the animated movie of his own life story, A Liar’s Autobiography. He was born, he went to Cambridge and met John Cleese, he smoked a pipe, he became a doctor, he became a Python, he decided he was gay (well, 70/30, according to a survey he did on himself), he got drunk a lot, he stopped being drunk, he made some films, he had some sex (actually, a lot), and moved to Los Angeles. Finally, he was whisked up into space by aliens (although that might have been in a film).
Although Chapman selfishly dropped dead in 1989, he had taken the trouble to record himself reading his book, A Liar’s Autobiography – and those recordings have now ingeniously been used to provide Chapman’s voice for the 3D animated feature of the same name. Fellow Pythons John Cleese, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, and Terry Gilliam also turn up, playing themselves and other characters, along with a few surprise guests.
Not a documentary, not a Monty Python film, A Liar’s Autobiography is Chapman’s own take on his bizarre life and his search for self-knowledge. Incredible, yes. Surreal, certainly. True, who knows? At his memorial service, John Cleese called Chapman “a freeloading bastard”. Now, as the film re-unites Chapman with Cleese, Jones, Palin, and Gilliam for the first time in 23 years, he is set to earn a new title – the most prolific corpse since Elvis.
EPIX and Brainstorm Media present, in association with Trinity, A Liar’s Autobiography – The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman. Premiering on EPIX and in select U.S. theatres in 3D on November 2, 2012.
Running Time: 82 minutes (1hr. 22 min.) / Rating: Unrated
Distributors: Brainstorm Media and EPIX
Release Date: In select U.S. theaters in 3-D and on EPIX Friday, November 2;
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