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The Truman Show [1998 film] (1998)

by Peter Weir (Director), Andrew Niccol (Screenwriter)

Other authors: Jim Carrey (Actor), Brian Delate (Actor), Noah Emmerich (Actor), Paul Giamatti (Actor), Ed Harris (Actor)4 more, Laura Linney (Actor), Natascha McElhone (Actor), Lee Smith (Film Editor), Holland Taylor (Actor)

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An insurance salesman, Truman Burbank, begins to doubt reality when he realizes that his life is a TV program. Nominated for six Golden Globes.

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A man doesn't know that his life is a TV show.

If I think about it critically after the fact, it doesn't really hold up all that well. But while I'm actually watching it, it seems like a remarkably great movie.

Concept: A
Story: A
Characters: D
Dialog: C
Pacing: A
Cinematography: B
Special effects/design: B
Acting: B
Music: A

Enjoyment: A

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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Weir, PeterDirectorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Niccol, AndrewScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Carrey, JimActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Delate, BrianActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Emmerich, NoahActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Giamatti, PaulActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Harris, EdActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Linney, LauraActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McElhone, NataschaActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Smith, LeeFilm Editorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Taylor, HollandActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Truman: Good morning, and in case I don't see ya, good afternoon, good evening, and good night!
Truman Burbank: Somebody help me, I'm being spontaneous!
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An insurance salesman, Truman Burbank, begins to doubt reality when he realizes that his life is a TV program. Nominated for six Golden Globes.

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103 minutes, rated PG.
An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a T.V. show. (description taken from IMDB.com)
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