A certain genre : virtual Realities

The Truman Show

1998
United States
1h44
Fiction
Col.
Anglais

Truman Burbank lives a happy life. However, what he doesn't know is that his life is actually the focus of a reality TV show aired since his birth, that he's the star, his hometown is a giant set piece, and everyone around him is an actor going by a script. Peter Weir foresee the excesses of reality-tv and monitoring that will take place few years after the movie went out.

Cast
Jim Carrey, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich, Natascha McElhone
Screenplay
Andrew Niccol
Photography
Peter Biziou
Music
Burkhard von Dallwitz
Art direction
Dennis Gassner
Editing
William M. Anderson, Lee Smith
Production
Paramount pictures

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