The Truman Show
- Original title
The Truman Show
- Running time
- 103 min.
- United States
Philip Baker Hall,
Paramount Pictures / Scott Rudin Productions
Drama. Comedy | Comedy-Drama. Satire. Television
- Synopsis / Plot
- He's the star of the show - but he doesn't know it! Jim Carey plays unwitting Truman Burbank, an ordinary man in a not-so-ordinary life. From the time he was born to the present, Truman's entire life has been broadcast live on national TV. Truman doesn't realize that his quaint hometown is actually a giant studio set - big enough to be seen from space - and that the folks living and working there are Hollywood actors. Even Truman's incessantly bubbly wife is a contract player. Gradually, Truman gets wise. And what he does about his discovery will have you laughing, crying and cheering as he finds his way to the truth.
: 3 Nominations for Oscar: Best Director (Peter Weir), Supporting Actor, Screenplay
: 3 Golden Globes: Actor Drama (Carrey), Supporting Actor and OST. 6 Nominations
: 3 BAFTA Awards: Best Director, Production Design and Original Screenplay. 7 Nom.
: National Board of Review: Supporting Actor (Ed Harris)
: Critics' Choice Awards: Top 10 - Pictures of the Year
1998: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Original Score
: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
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