The Truman Show

The Truman Show

DVD - 1998
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An insurance salesman, Truman Burbank, begins to doubt reality when he realizes that his life is a TV program. Includes all-new special features including a documentary and deleted/extended scenes.
Publisher: Hollywood, CA : Paramount, 1998
Edition: Special ed
Branch Call Number: TRU
Characteristics: 1 dvd (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 cm


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Jan 24, 2018

Solid film!

Jan 02, 2018

I only wish I had seen this movie sooner. I feel like this movie's message is more prevalent now than ever. As creator of the Truman Show states in the movie, "We accept the reality of the world with which we are presented, it's as simple as that." - what haunting words! I found myself asking, what is the difference between the 5,000 cameras watching Truman in a fictitious TV show and our news media today? Perception of reality is more than what is captured on camera and Truman proves that in this film.

Aug 28, 2017

An intriguingĀ concept of a child adopted by a cooperation and his entire life is filmed without him knowing for almost 30 years until Truman starts noticing the peculiar. A great film leading to an amazing finale.
- @Florence of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

Reminds me of my life. I talk out loud sometimes to myself and guess what its in the newspaper the next day. Satellites must be? listening in be careful its a strange world we live in.

Jun 23, 2017

I think this is most stupid movie I watched - even more stupid as Borat
I know, that it suppose to be satirical, but to be honest - is just only dumb
show that director maybe even got a interesting idea, but was so dumb and so vain that did n't even know what to show
so show only how stupid is american culture - that pop, base of american life
I know that not everything is so dumb and so empty, without taste and style - but one message is clear from that movie: yes - only here is possible to create something so stupid, so tasteful and so nonsense and some of the people will buy it and will try to find something deep
it should get negative stars
it is most distasteful movie even more then Disney's Aladdin and Jacob The Liar , from now it is #1
so for that reason is worth watch it - but please clean the mess after watching

May 04, 2017

this is an amazing movie. one of Jim Carreys best, in my opinion. i strongly recommend you watch it

Apr 21, 2017

Laura Linney's finest performance ever. This film is very engaging and in a sense disturbing. It makes you think about "simulation theory." Make no mistake, this film is one of the greatest masterpieces of all time. It doesn't get any better than this.

Jun 28, 2016

If you know someone who spends all their time on "Facebook," an "X-Box," or can't go a day without their phone gizmo -and this concerns you- then, most likely... YOU WILL LOVE THIS MOVIE. Question: Are you rooting for Truman to stay in his bubble, or escape?

Oct 29, 2014

Amazing, and brilliant. Wow. This movie is so original, the director was surely a genius. This is also my favorite Jim Carrey movie--his acting in this was fantastic. The ending and climax were breathtaking. Watch this and watch it now.

Oct 07, 2013

"We accept the reality of the world with which we are presented." -The Truman Show.
The Truman Show, directed by Peter Weir s a timeless and brilliant movie. Despite being an older film, The Truman Show is very unique, and many of the themes and concepts such as confinement and reality are still very much relevant today.
A moving story about a boy who was adopted and raised by a Hollywood film industry. Truman Burbank's entire life; from an unborn fetus to a grown man is Broadcast live around the world 24/7 and is viewed by a worldwide audience. Truman; unaware of his life being completely artificial, his friends and family all played by payed actors and his hometown being a enormous television set, soon realizes the truth. As the movie goes on Truman Burbank becomes more and more determined to liberate himself from his confinement and explore the world beyond his own.
I overall really enjoyed this film! The uniqueness of the plot in it's entirety is remarkably refreshing. Jim Carey does an amazing job in playing a serious character role as opposed to his usual comedic character roles.
For those who have no previous knowledge of the movie plot may find it SLIGHTLY confusing at first, but as the movie unfolds, the viewer will be nothing less than dazzled by this film. This is one of my favourite movies of all time and I would definitely recommend anyone of any age to watch this! The collaboration between Peter Weir and Jim Carey is something that cannot be missed! I would rate this movie a 10/10 - A definite must watch.

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Jan 24, 2018

Truman: Good morning, and in case I don't see ya, good afternoon, good evening, and good night!

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