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Being There (1979)

PG 130 min - Comedy, Drama - 19 December 1979
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A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television.

Director:  Hal Ashby
Stars:  Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas, Jack Warden, Richard Dysart, Richard Basehart, Ruth Attaway, David Clennon, Fran Brill, Denise DuBarry, Alice Hirson, Jerome Hellman, John Harkins, James Noble

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Storyline

A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television.



Tagline: Getting there is half the fun; being there is all of it!

Genres: Comedy, Drama

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Language:  English
Release Date:  19 December 1979

Box Office

Revenue:  $30,177,511

Company Credits

Production Companies:  United Artists, Lorimar Film Entertainment

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 10 min

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