Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Starring: Eric Idle, John Neville, Oliver Reed, Robin Williams, Sarah Polley, Uma Thurman
Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Corrected entry: The King of the Moon has a white cloth tying his head to his body while in the bedroom; in the next scene, while on his mechanical bird Sybil, the cloth is black.
Correction: The cloth in the bedroom is silk (appropriate for such a situation) while the straps in the next scene are a dark leather (also appropriate). He puts on some clothes before chasing the Baron so it logically follows that he would change his straps to a material more reliable than silk for the purpose of keeping his head while seeking revenge.
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Baron Munchausen: Everyone who had a talent for it lived happily ever after.
In the scene after the storm, the ship moves in the sand. Look at its front and you'll be able to see a wire that moves the ship. It's very visible.
This film was actually the third installment in director Terry Gilliam's "Trilogy of Imagination," all dealing with fantasy escapism at different ages in life. The first film of the trilogy was 1981's "Time Bandits," a surreal fantasy seen through the eyes of a child; the second film was 1985's "Brazil," another surreal fantasy seen through the eyes of a middle-aged man; 1988's "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" was yet another surreal fantasy seen through the eyes of an elderly gentleman.