PG | | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a television show.
In an earlier draft of the script, Truman wanted to go to Australia instead of Fiji.
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 Meryl gets in the car with Truman and he drives off to the traffic circle, the above shot shows Meryl wearing her seat belt. A few seconds later as they are driving around the circle, the camera shot from within the car shows Meryl putting her seat belt on.
In the end credits, the cast is divided between Truman's World, Christof's World and The Viewers
A lot more pseudo-documentary footage on the making of the fictional Truman Show was shot but not used in the theatrical version. Only some short segments have been included in the released film, in the pre-credits sequence. Segments of this outtake footage, featuring Meryl Burbank and Marlon being interviewed and talking about their roles on the show and their personal lives, have been included in some airline versions, presumably to pad the running times.
Written and Performed by Burkhard von Dallwitz
Courtesy of Media World Pty. Ltd.
$31,542,121 (USA) (7 June 1998)
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