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Being there

Catalog no.:MOV01724
Releasedate movie:October 1980
Releasedate medium:April 2001
    All ages
  • Comedy
  • Drama
  • Book adaptation
Total playing time:125 min.

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Product:1 DVD video
Order info:
  • BSB 7321931009386
DVD Region:
  • Region 2 (Europe, The Netherlands)
TV standard:
  • PAL
  • Color
Spoken language:
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • English
  • Dutch
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Arabic
  • Norwegian
  • Swedish
  • Kru languages
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(This text has been automatically translated by Google translate)
After the publication of Being There, the author, Jerzy Kosinski, received a telegram from the main character Chance the Gardener: "Available in or outside my garden." Kosinski dialed the phone number listed and got on the line with Peter Sellers. Sellers landed the role and delivered an unforgettable rendition, awarded with a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination for Best Actor. Chance leads a secluded life in a Washington, D.C. mansion. When he accidentally ends up in that outside world, his television-inspired platitudes are mistaken for profound wisdom. He soon moved into the highest political and commercial circles, with all its consequences. Being There is a delightful modern satire, featuring Sellers in the role of his life.

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