The Truman Show

Wellingtonian Andrew Niccol's clever and meticulously crafted script has Jim Carrey playing Truman Burbank, who lives the American dream in a postcard-perfect small town, little realising that he's the "star" of his own life, being broadcast 24 hours a day to an engrossed world. All his friends and neighbours are merely players on this giant soundstage and he's the only one who doesn't know it... although his suspicions are mounting...

Year: 1998
Genre: Drama, Best of the 1990s, Empire Mag's Greatest 201, Spiritual Cinema
Country: USA
Director: Peter Weir
Starring: Ed Harris, Jim Carrey, Laura Linney, Natascha McElhone, Noah Emmerich, Holland Taylor
Duration: 99 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains low level offensive language.
Location in store: Drama
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