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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Director: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
Writer(s): Graham Chapman, John Cleese
Cast: Graham Chapman, John Cleese and Eric Idle
Running Time: 91 minutes
Rating: PG

A theatrical re-release of the 1975 Python classic, with a new print, additional footage, and remastered soundtrack. Monty Python and the Holy Grail loosely follows the legend of King Arthur. Arthur (Chapman) along with his squire, Patsy (Gilliam), recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise (Jones), Sir Lancelot the Brave (Cleese), Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot (Idle) and Sir Galahad the Pure (Palin). On the way Arthur battles the Black Knight (Cleese) who, despite having had all his limbs chopped off, insists he can still fight. They reach Camelot, but Arthur decides not to enter, as “it is a silly place”. They are instructed by God (represented by an animated photograph of cricket figure W. G. Grace) to seek out the Holy Grail.

Show Times: Playing Friday, September 21st at 7:00, Saturday & Sunday (September 22nd & 23rd) at 3:00 and 7:00.