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Peter Weir

The Truman Show

103' - 1998 - Drama, Comedy - Dialogue: English
Director: Peter Weir Composer: Burkhard Dallwitz With: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney
A fable about a man whose entire life, unbeknownst to him, is the subject of a popular, 24-hours-per-day TV show. Day 10,909 in the life of Truman Burbank : married to Meryl, Truman lives in the immaculate planned community of Seahaven, an antiseptic island “paradise” where people are forever cheery and nothing untoward ever happens. The only scar Truman carries with him comes from the long-ago death of his father in a boating accident, which has given him an insurmountable fear of water. But the man also harbours a secret yearning, a wanderlust stimulated by his fleeting romance with Lauren, a beautiful student literally snatched from his embrace some years back and supposedly spirited away to Fiji, where he therefore longs to go…

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Peter Weir


Burkhard Dallwitz


Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney


Andrew Niccol

Director of Photography

Peter Biziou


William M. Anderson, Lee Smith


Scott Rudin, Andrew Niccol, Adam Schroeder, Edward S. Fledman

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Countries of production

United States of America



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