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The Hamster Factor and Other Tales of Twelve Monkeys (1996)

A documentary following Terry Gilliam through the creation of "12 Monkeys" (1995)

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Keith Fulton, Louis Pepe
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Keith Fulton Keith Fulton ... Narrator (voice)
Terry Gilliam ... Himself
Charles Roven ... Himself
Lloyd Phillips ... Himself
Jeffrey Beecroft ... Himself
Crispian Sallis ... Himself
Ernie Malik ... Himself
Janet Peoples Janet Peoples ... Herself
David Webb Peoples David Webb Peoples ... Himself (as David Peoples)
Mark Egerton Mark Egerton ... Himself
Mick Audsley ... Himself
Dorothea Braemer Dorothea Braemer ... Test screening feedback / press reviewer (voice)
Nanette Wizov Nanette Wizov ... Additional Voices (voice)
Kristi Connors Kristi Connors ... Test screening feedback / press reviewer (voice)
Ken Haas Ken Haas ... Test screening feedback / press reviewer (voice)
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A documentary following Terry Gilliam through the creation of "12 Monkeys" (1995)

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 1996 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Hamster Faktor und andere Twelve Monkeys Geschichten See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The title refers to a production issue in Twelve Monkeys (1995), where a hamster in a hamster exercise wheel was used as part of the set decoration. When the hamster refused to perform at the appropriate time, production was halted, causing a relatively simple scene (less than 10 seconds of screen time) to take almost an entire day to film. See more »

Quotes

Mick Audsley: Art is working on something till you like it, then leaving it that way.
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Connections

References Airplane! (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Piano Trio No. 4 in B Flat, Op. 11
By Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by
Keiko Sato (piano)
Daniel Hardt (violin)
Benskin, John (viola)
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Takes away the glamour of movie making
11 January 2000 | by siberianlkSee all my reviews

This documentary does a good job of showing the true face of the movie industry. It takes away all of the glamour and ease that many of general public attach to movie making.

It is also put together exceptionally well. There are lots of shots that the existence of seems almost impossible.

For those interested in what the film industry is really like - this is a very insightful documentary.


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