Monty Python's The Meaning of Life


1h 43m 1983

Film Details

Also Known As
Monty Python, le sens de la vie, Monty Pythons meningen med livet, sentido de la vida, El
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1983
Production Company
Universal Pictures; Wig Specialties, London
Distribution Company
United International Pictures; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Synopsis

Crew

James Acheson

Costume Designer

David Appleby

Stills

William Baboo

Costume Maker

Roy Baker

Assistant Editor

Richard Brooks

Animator

Vin Burnham

Costume Maker

Paul Carr

Special Effects Rerecording Mixer

Graham Chapman

Screenwriter

Graham Chapman

Song ("Oh Lord Please Don'T Burn Us Down")

Graham Chapman

Music

Valerie Charlton

Modelmaker

John Cleese

Screenwriter

John Cleese

Song ("Oh Lord Please Don'T Burn Us Down")

John Cole

Props

Richard Conway

Special Effects

Ray Corbett

1st Assistant Director

Valerie Craig

Production Assistant

Richard Dawking

Art Direction

Shirley Denny

Costume Maker

Carole Deyong

Modelmaker

Julian Doyle

Editor

Margarita Doyle

Assistant Editor

John Du Prez

Songs ("Galaxy Song" "Oh Lord Please Don'T Burn Us Down")

John Du Prez

Music ("The Meaning Of Life")

Penny Eyles

Script Supervisor

Roy Field

Other

Roy Fields

Other

George Gibbs

Special Effects Supervisor

Terry Gilliam

Animation Director

Terry Gilliam

Screenwriter

Rodney Glenn

Sound Editor

John Goldstone

Producer

Peter Hannan

Director Of Photography

Peter Hannan

Dp/Cinematographer

Ray Hanson

Special Effects

Kate Hepburn

Animator

Bob Hollow

Special Effects

Kent Houston

Other

David Howman

Song ("Every Sperm Is Sacred")

Brian Humphrey

Props

Dewi Humphreys

Camera Operator

Eric Idle

Song ("The Meaning Of Life" "Galaxy Song" "Oh Lord Please Don'T Burn Us Down" "Penis Song" "Christmas In Heaven")

Eric Idle

Screenwriter

Andre Jacquemin

Song ("Every Sperm Is Sacred")

Terry Jones

Screenwriter

Terry Jones

Song ("Christmas In Heaven" "Every Sperm Is Sacred")

Peter Kohn

Location Manager

Larry Lange

Production Designer

Keith Lowes

Assistant Editor

Garth Marshall

Sound Recording Mixer

Simon Milton

Assistant Editor

Dave Newton

Props

Richard Ollive

Animator

Tim Ollive

Animator

Michael Palin

Screenwriter

Michael Palin

Song ("Every Sperm Is Sacred")

Brian Paxton

Special Effects Rerecording Mixer

Brian Payne

Props

Arlene Phillips

Choreography

Diane Ryder

Assistant Editor

Raymond Scott

Costume Maker

Mike Stuart

Animator

Jill Thraves

Costume Maker

Simon Wakefield

Set Decorator

David M Watson

Special Effects

David Watson

Special Effects

Maggie Weston

Hairstyles

Maggie Weston

Makeup

Paul Whitbread

Other

Lizzie Willey

Costume Maker

David Wimbury

Production Manager

Film Details

Also Known As
Monty Python, le sens de la vie, Monty Pythons meningen med livet, sentido de la vida, El
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1983
Production Company
Universal Pictures; Wig Specialties, London
Distribution Company
United International Pictures; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1983

Re-released in United States on Video August 6, 1996

Released in United States January 1996

Released in United States 1983

Re-released in United States on Video August 6, 1996

Released in United States January 1996 (Shown in New York City (American Museum of the Moving Image) as part of program "Fairy Tales For Adults: A Terry Gilliam Retrospective" January 6-21, 1996.)

Released in United States 2015 (Special Screening)

Released in United States 2015