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The Truman Show

Synopsis

[[Performer~P116294~Peter Weir~peterweir]] directed this comedy-drama, a commentary on all-pervasive media manipulation. Scripted by [[Performer~P231638~Andrew M. Niccol~andrewniccol]] ([[Feature~V158677~Gattaca~gattaca]]), the film plays like a combination of the British TV series The Prisoner and Paul Bartel's The Secret Cinema. Truman Burbank (Jim Carrey) is unaware that his entire life is a hugely popular 24-hour-a-day TV series. In this real-time documentary, every moment of Truman's existence is...more

Other Critics

5.0

90 out of 100 Metascore®

Universal acclaim

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For Families

10

OK for kids 10+

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