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The Passion Of The Brian

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Coming back soon to a theater near you -- a controversial film about a Jewish guy from Nazareth who is worshiped as the Messiah and crucified by the Romans.

No, it's not Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ." It's Monty Python's "Life of Brian."

Inspired by the runaway success -- and public furor -- over Gibson's portrayal of the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus, the creators behind the 1979 biblical satire about an anti-Roman activist who spends his life being mistaken for a prophet are planning a 25th anniversary re-release next month.

What's so funny about Biggus Dickus? A new generation is set to find out...


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Comments (9)

Otto and the Suicide Squad!... (Below threshold)

Otto and the Suicide Squad!

"So what have the Romans do... (Below threshold)

"So what have the Romans done for us?"

In no time at all this comment thread might include the entire script.

All those being crucified, ... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

All those being crucified, singing "... the bright side of life ..."

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Forgot to post source.

What I wouldn't give to be ... (Below threshold)

What I wouldn't give to be spat upon in the face...

My 17-year-old nephew and h... (Below threshold)

My 17-year-old nephew and his friends LOVE this movie. He was very excited when he got the DVD a couple of years ago and assumed that his square old uncle had never heard of it. As if! @#%!&

My contribution to the LIFE... (Below threshold)

My contribution to the LIFE OF BRIAN - The Complete Script in Wizbang's Comments Section:

"Found this spoon, sir!"

"We are all individuals!"</... (Below threshold)

"We are all individuals!"

"I'm not!"

The Passion I don't need to see. LOB in the theaters - a must see!






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