About

Truman Burbank is the star of The Truman Show, a 24-hour-a-day reality TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows, including his wife and his best friend is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.

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Directed by

Peter Weir

Written by

Andrew Niccol (Writer)

Runtime

103 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The World is Watching

Cast

Keywords

marriage mystery hidden camera television television producer island paranoia suspicion dystopia claustrophobia simulated reality deja vu deception make believe video surveillance tv show in film

Photos

Lists

#167 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#328 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#76 on The 100 best sci-fi movies TimeOut

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Director Peter Weir

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Andrew Niccol

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Ed Harris