The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (8-Dec-1988)|
Director: Terry Gilliam
Writers: Charles McKeown; Terry Gilliam
From novel: The Adventures of Baron Munchausen by R. E. Raspe
Keywords: Fantasy, Surreal
In the theater of a town besieged by the Turks, Baron Munchausen confesses he is to blame for the state of affairs, and, accompanied by Sally Salt, immediately embarks on a fantastical balloon journey to enlist his implausible friends for assistance, up to and including the King of the Moon. Remake of Baron Munchausen (1961), a Czech film based on Raspe's collection of stories, precursor to Jules Verne. Received Oscar nominations for Best Set Decoration, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup and Best Visual Effects. Also received a Hugo nomination for Best Dramatic Presentation.
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