When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.
The story of Frank Abagnale Jr., before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars' worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and legal prosecutor as a seasoned and dedicated FBI agent pursues him.
In this movie, Truman is a man whose life is a fake one... The place he lives is in fact a big studio with hidden cameras everywhere, and all his friends and people around him, are actors who play their roles in the most popular TV-series in the world: The Truman Show. Truman thinks that he is an ordinary man with an ordinary life and has no idea about how he is exploited. Until one day... he finds out everything. Will he react? Written by
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The overall look was influenced by television images, particularly commercials: Many shots have characters leaning into the lens with their eyeballs wide open, and the interior scenes are heavily lit, because Weir wanted to remind viewers that "in this world, everything was for sale." See more »
In the flashback scene to when Lauren/Sylvia and Truman leave the library and go to the beach, there are no cameras which is presumably why they go there in the first place. The only camera shown to be positioned there that is in the show, is the one on top of the sand dune. However it is revealed that the people in the bar are watching the event too, but it's not explained how they are watching it too, considering that the only time a camera is introduced is when "Lauren's father" drives out onto the beach, at which point basically everything has already happened. Additionally the fact that the woman at the bar requests to see the greatest hits tape, which the scene is apparently on, insinuates that she wanted to re-watch the kiss between Truman and Lauren/Sylvia, but again there is no way they could have seen this because there was no cameras. See more »
We've become bored with watching actors give us phony emotions. We are tired of pyrotechnics and special effects. While the world he inhabits is, in some respects, counterfeit, there's nothing fake about Truman himself. No scripts, no cue cards. It isn't always Shakespeare, but it's genuine. It's a life.
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In the end credits, the cast is divided between Truman's World, Christof's World and The Viewers See more »
When I first saw 'The Truman Show' I came out of the theatre amazed. This is
your first clue that you are watching something
different from your normal Jim Carrey movie. I love the dialogue, camera
shot, performances, direction, music, and running time of this movie. There
is nothing I would do to change it. I came away from 'The Truman Show'
feeling inspired which is the goal of good filmmaking Jim Carrey was
outstanding as Truman, underplaying him, not making him too comic or too
giving true sincerity when asked. He deserved an Oscar nomination. Ed Harris
has always been a good actor, but in this movie he's a great actor. He plays
Christof with such arrogance and bullheadedness that you don't know whether
he's helping or destroying Truman. He and the director, Peter Weir, deserved
their Oscar nods.
Weir, who directed the great 'Witness', uses different camera angles to make
you feel like you're actually watching 'The
Truman Show' and not a movie. He ends it before you get tired of the concept
and helped Carrey and Harris give immaculate performances. Andrew Niccol
script is a real star in the movie too because of it's inventiveness and
ingenuity. Overall, 'The Truman Show' is what I like to call a true American
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