The Truman Show

Genre: 
Drama · 

Release Date: June 4, 1998

Status: Released

Running time: 1h 43m

Content Rating: PG

Budget: $60,000,000

Revenue: $264,118,201

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/ 10
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Paramount
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Plot.

The Truman Show is a reality TV show that broadcasts every aspect of Truman Burbank's life without his knowledge. His life has been a constant soap opera for the rest of the world. Everyone he knows, including his wife and his best friend, is an actor.

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tv show in film · 
television producer · 
deception · 
marriage · 
video surveillance · 
simulated reality · 
suspicion · 
paranoia · 
television · 
island · 
deja vu · 
mystery · 
make believe · 
dystopia · 
hidden camera · 

Cast & Crew.

Wiki.

The Truman Show is a 1998 American psychological comedy-drama film directed by Peter Weir, produced by Scott Rudin, Andrew Niccol, Edward S. Feldman, and Adam Schroeder, and written by Niccol. The film stars Jim Carrey as Truman Burbank, a man who grew up living an ordinary life that‚ÄĒunbeknownst to him‚ÄĒtakes place on a large set populated by actors for a television show about him. Additional roles are performed by Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich, Natascha McElhone, Holland Taylor, Ed Harris, Paul Giamatti and Brian Delate.The Truman Show was originally a spec script by Niccol, inspired by a 1989 episode of The Twilight Zone called "Special Service" (itself written by J. Michael Straczynski). Unlike the finished product, it was more of a science-fiction thriller, with the story set in New York City. Scott Rudin purchased the script and set up production at Paramount Pictures. Brian De Palma was to direct before Weir signed as director, making the film for $60 million‚ÄĒ$20 million less than the original estimate. Niccol rewrote the script while the crew was waiting for Carrey to sign. The majority of filming took place at Seaside, Florida, a master-planned community located in the Florida Panhandle.The film was a financial success, debuting to critical acclaim, and earned numerous nominations at the 71st Academy Awards, 56th Golden Globe Awards, 52nd British Academy Film Awards and 25th Saturn Awards. The Truman Show has been analyzed as an exploration of simulated reality, existentialism, surveillance, religion, metaphilosophy, privacy and reality television.

Filming Locations.

Los Angeles, United States of America

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