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Twelve Monkeys

Director: Terry Gilliam Run Time: 129 min. Format: DCP Rating: R Release Year: 1995

Starring: Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer, Madeleine Stowe

The future is history! A convict is sent back in time to uncover the source of a deadly virus that has destroyed the human population.

Twelve Monkeys is a time-traveling, mystery unravelling, science-fiction thriller set in a post-apocalyptic future 1996 after a deadly virus on Earth’s surface has forced all survivors to exist underground. In order to find the source of this viral outbreak, scientists send convict James Cole (Bruce Willis) in an unsteady time machine to gather all the information he can about the man-made virus. But time travel and villainess plots are never straightforward, especially when the story is told by Terry Gilliam, so welcome to the new world of mental institutions, The Army of the Twelve Monkeys, and a stellar performance by Brad Pitt.

See the inspiration for Twelve Monkeys, La Jetee, on September 21 and September 22!

Twelve Monkeys is part of THE WORKS – TERRY GILLIAM.