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Being There

Being There(1979)

Also Known As: Bienvenido Mr. Chance |

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Brief Synopsis

Political pundits mistake an illiterate gardener for a media genius and turn him into a national hero.

Cast & Crew

Hal Ashby Director
Melvyn Douglas Benjamin Rand
Jack Warden President
Richard Dysart Dr Robert Allenby
Richard Basehart Vladimir Skrapinov
David Clennon Thomas Franklin
Fran Brill Sally Hayes
Denise Dubarry Johanna Franklin
Oteil Burbridge Lolo--Boy On Corner
Ravenell Keller III Abbaz--Kid With Knife
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MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1979 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  not available
Sound:  Stereo Production Co:  Lorimar Film Entertainment .....Production Company, Cip Filmproduktions .....Production Company, Europaische Trehand .....Production Company, Northstar International .....Production Company, Pacific Title & Art Studio .....Production Company, Itc Entertainment Group .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, United Artists Films .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group .....Domestic Video Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)
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  • Updates "Emperor's New Clothes"

    Will Fox 2015-11-27

    Sophisticated satire stars sultry Shirley MacLaine, Melvin Douglas, and Peter Sellers in one of the best acclaimed films of the 1970s. It cleverly updates... MORE>

  • BARELY THERE

    Mike 2015-09-08

    Perhaps it was Jerzy Kozinski's idea to rework Dostoevsky's "The Idiot" into a political and social satire on modern America. Whatever... MORE>

  • Peter Sellers' Top 3

    Will Fox 2015-02-25

    In "Being There," Peter Sellers connects clearly with Chance, a simple-minded, middle-aged gardener, that is mistaken by political pundits and... MORE>