PG | | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a television show.
This is the only time that Peter Weir was nominated for a Best Director Oscar in a non-Best Picture nominated film.
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 ...
Truman's aquaphobia vanishes completely when he escapes from Seahaven on the sailboat. This is logical and rational, since his dead father (the source of his aquaphobia) is revealed to be alive and Truman has realized that the entire event was faked to begin with.
In the end credits, the cast is divided between Truman's World, Christof's World and The Viewers
$31,542,121 (USA) (7 June 1998)
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