Science fiction and fantasy
Terry Gilliam rose to fame as a member of Monty Python. Subsequently he has directed a number of fantasy and science fiction movies, including the acclaimed Brazil. As well as working as a director he is also a prolific screenwriter and actor. Born in the USA, he has British nationality.
A filing clerk imagines flying to the rescue of the woman of his dreams. However, he struggles to get by in a bureaucratic dystopia, when a computer error puts him in danger.
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