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Brazil (1985 film) Quotes

Brazil (1985 film) is a television show that debuted in 1970 . Brazil stopped airing in 1970.

It features Arnon Milchan as producer, Michael Kamen in charge of musical score, and Roger Pratt (cinematographer) as head of cinematography.

Brazil (1985 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom, and United States. Each episode of Brazil (1985 film) is 143 minutes long. Brazil (1985 film) is distributed by 20th Century Fox.

The cast includes: Katherine Helmond as Sam Lowry, Robert De Niro as Harry Tuttle, Peter Vaughan as Mr. Helpmann, Ian Richardson as Mr. Warrenn, Ian Holm as Kurtzmann, Kathryn Pogson as Shirley, Bob Hoskins as Spoor, Holly Gilliam, daughter of director Terry Gilliam, as Holly, Barbara Hicks as Mrs. Terrain, Katherine Helmond as Mrs. Ida Lowry, Co-writer Charles McKeown as Lime, Elizabeth Spender as Alison, and Elizabeth Spender as Sign.

Brazil (1985 film) Quotes

Co-writer Charles McKeown as Lime

  • (Co-writer Charles McKeown) "Computers are my forte."
  • (Co-writer Charles McKeown) "Sod it, it's broken."
  • (Katherine Helmond) "You haven't switched it on."
  • (Co-writer Charles McKeown) "Oh, yes."
  • (Co-writer Charles McKeown) "Look, you're putting me off, standing there. Why don't you go back to your office and I'll give you a knock when I finish?"

Katherine Helmond as Sam Lowry

  • (Katherine Helmond) "Excuse me, Dawson, can you put me through to Mr. Helpmann's office?"
  • (Unnamed) "I'm afraid I can't sir. You have to go through the proper channels."
  • (Katherine Helmond) "And you can't tell me what the proper channels are, because that's classified information?"
  • (Unnamed) "I'm glad to see the Ministry's continuing its tradition of recruiting the brightest and best, sir."
  • (Katherine Helmond) "Thank you, Dawson."
  • (Katherine Helmond) "I assure you, Mrs. Buttle, the Ministry is very scrupulous about following up and eradicating any error. If you have any complaints which you'd like to make, I'd be more than happy to send you the appropriate forms."
  • (Katherine Helmond) "So you don't trust me?"
  • (Katherine Helmond) "My name's Lowry. Sam Lowry. I've been told to report to Mr. Warrenn."
  • (Porter - Information Retrieval) "Thirtieth floor, sir. You're expected."
  • (Katherine Helmond) "Um -- don't you want to search me?"
  • (Porter - Information Retrieval) "No sir."
  • (Katherine Helmond) "Do you want to see my ID?"
  • (Porter - Information Retrieval) "No need, sir."
  • (Katherine Helmond) "But I could be anybody."
  • (Porter - Information Retrieval) "No you couldn't sir. This is Information Retrieval."
  • (Katherine Helmond) "Yes -- No -- I don't know. I don't know what I want."
  • (Telegram Girl) "A-a-a-a-a-a-A-a-a-a-a-a-a-A-a-a-a-a-a-a-A-A. Mrs Ida Lowry requests the pleasure of your COMPANYYYY. At her APARTMENT TONIIIIGHTT. For eight thirtee-EE-ee-ee-ee-ee-ee-EE, to MIDNIGHTTT. To celebrate the completion of her recent cosmetic SURGERYYY. E-e-e-e-e-e-E-e-e-e-e-e-E. wwwWWAAAAAAIIIIIIIII."
  • (Katherine Helmond) "ummm -- Thanks."
  • (Telegram Girl) "It's reply paid."
  • (Katherine Helmond) "Is it?"
  • (Katherine Helmond) "oh -- um -- two, three,"
  • (Katherine Helmond) "Mother, I sorry that I am unable to come to your parrrttty --"
  • (Telegram Girl) "You DON'T have to sing it."
  • (Katherine Helmond) "I don't?"
  • (Katherine Helmond) "Sorry, I'm a bit of a stickler for paperwork. Where would we be if we didn't follow the correct procedures?"
  • (Katherine Helmond) "Is that one of your triplets?"
  • (Jack Lint) "Yeah, probably."
  • (Katherine Helmond) "Mr. Helpmann, I'm keen to get into Information Retrieval. Mr. Helpmann, I'm dying to get at this woman -- no, no, no."
  • (Katherine Helmond) "Give my best to Alison and the twins."
  • (Jack Lint) "Triplets."
  • (Katherine Helmond) "Triplets? My how time flies"
  • (Katherine Helmond) "Sam. Can't you do something about these terrorists?"
  • (Katherine Helmond) "It's my lunch hour. Besides, it's not my department."
  • (Katherine Helmond) "Can you fix it?"
  • (Robert De Niro) "No, I can't. But I can bypass it with one of these."
  • (Katherine Helmond) "Yes, I always used to wonder if she wore falsies. False ears --"
  • (Katherine Helmond) "Tuttle."
  • (Robert De Niro) "Call me Harry."

Elizabeth Spender as Sign

  • (Elizabeth Spender) "Suspicion builds Confidence."

Peter Vaughan as Mr. Helpmann

  • (Peter Vaughan) "All I can say is don't fall at the last fence. The finishing post's in sight. See you in the paddock -- keep your eye on the ball."
  • (Peter Vaughan) "We're fielding all their strokes, running a lot of them out, and pretty consistently knocking them for six. I'd say they're nearly out of the game."
  • (Peter Vaughan) "He's got away from us, Jack."
  • (Jack Lint) "Afraid you're right, Mr. Helpmann. He's gone."
  • (Peter Vaughan) "Mmm."
  • (Jack Lint) "Well --"
  • (T.V. Interviewer) "How do you account for the fact that the bombing campaign has been going on for thirteen years?"
  • (Peter Vaughan) "Beginners' luck."

Ian Richardson as Mr. Warrenn

  • (Ian Richardson) "There you are, your own number on your very own door. And behind that door, your very own office. Welcome to the team, DZ-015"
  • (Ian Richardson) "What is this mess? An empty desk is an efficient desk."

Ian Holm as Kurtzmann

  • (Ian Holm) "Has anybody seen Sam Lowry?"
  • (Ian Holm) "Dead? That's awful. We'll never get rid of the bloody thing now."
  • (Ian Holm) "It's been confusion from the word go."

Holly Gilliam, daughter of director Terry Gilliam, as Holly

  • (Holly Gilliam, daughter of director Terry Gilliam,) "Put it on, big boy. I won't look at your willy."

Robert De Niro as Harry Tuttle

  • (Robert De Niro) "Listen, kid, we're all in it together."
  • (Robert De Niro) "My good friends call me Harry."
  • (Robert De Niro) "Bloody paperwork. Huh."
  • (Katherine Helmond) "I suppose one has to expect a certain amount."
  • (Robert De Niro) "Why? I came into this game for the action, the excitement. Go anywhere, travel light, get in, get out, wherever there's trouble, a man alone. Now they got the whole country sectioned off, you can't make a move without a form."
  • (Robert De Niro) "-- well, that's a pipe of a different color."

Barbara Hicks as Mrs. Terrain

(We don't have any quotes for this character)

Kathryn Pogson as Shirley

  • (Kathryn Pogson) "Salt?"

Bob Hoskins as Spoor

  • (Bob Hoskins) "Where'd you get this from, eh? Out yer nostril?"

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