- 2h 9min
- Directed by: Terry Gilliam
- Written by: David Peoples, Janet Peoples
- Cast: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Christopher Plummer
A convict from the future is sent to the past to discover the source of a lethal virus that has devastated humanity, but even he begins to wonder if the images in his head are merely delusions. A complex time-travel fantasy, with liberal subplots and a decent mystery edge, that's lifted by Gilliam's ever-brilliant visual skills.
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