PG | | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
20 March 2003 | David H. Schleicher
8 | Ambitious and Entertaining Treatise on the Reality Media Creates for Us
It's not often a Hollywood film arrives with such lofty ambitions as this. On one hand this is a high concept comedy ...
The basic story of a man unknowingly being forced to live in an alternate reality is identical to the plot of the 1959 sci-fi novel "Time out of Joint" by Philip K. Dick.
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 ...
When Truman makes Marlon leave work after stocking the vending machine there is no box full of candy. When Marlon was stocking we clearly saw the box, but there is no box when we see the aerial shot as they leave.
In the end credits, the cast is divided between Truman's World, Christof's World and The Viewers
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