Being There (1979)

PG   |    |  Comedy, Drama


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A simpleminded, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics.


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12 January 1999 | Stephen-35
Perhaps one of the saddest movies ever made?
To learn that Peter Sellers spent the last ten years of his life dedicated to producing this film, reluctantly taking parts in the Pink Panther series to gain enough money to do so, is dedication enough to tell you that this film meant a lot to Sellers.

It is sad that Sellers died just one year after completing the film, which to me stands as a testament to his talent.

Being There was not a successful film, indeed many people have never heard of it. If you haven't seen it, track it down. It is one of the most touching films I have ever seen.

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Release Date:

8 February 1980

Language

English, Russian, Italian


Country of Origin

West Germany, USA

Filming Locations

937 M Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Box Office

Gross USA:

$30,177,511

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$30,177,511

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