Cinema: A Fine Kettle of Fish

MONTY PYTHON'S THE MEANING OF LIFE

Directed by Terry Jones; Screenplay by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin.

Sex. Sacrilege. Scatology. And a bowlful of talking fish. There is a little something for everyone in Monty Python's The Meaning of Life. Aside from the fish, who are extremely clubbable, most of the film is designed to offend somebody at the very moment it is making someone else fall helplessly about with laughter. And there is one unforgettable passage that should engender an exquisitely painful mixture of both responses in everyone.

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