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  • Truman Story Television Audience
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    The Truman Show Manipulation and delusion are at the heart of the movie The Truman Show. Carefully crafted, this movie portrays television and its producers as producing a fake environment with a real person designed to appeal to the American masses. The smooth packaging lulls the audience into being in on the joke, but perhaps the joke is on the audience to even sit through the almost two hours of bland entertainment. In fact, the story of Truman Burbank is small town boring, taking place on Se...
  • Fake Love For Truman
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    Truman Paper The term fake love in itself does not make that much sense. How can someone express love, which is feeling that provides unconditional caring and commitment, and then call it fake. The only real way to have fake love for someone is to not love at all, but just to think you love. In the movie The Truman Show there are many individuals whom exhibit an illusion of love for the main character, Truman. At the beginning of the movie many of the characters appear to have genuine love for T...
  • Truman Show
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    A utopia is a seemingly perfect world, with happiness, honesty, equality, and peace. Although in the novel, 1984, by George Orwell, and the film The Truman Show, directed by Peter Wier, the readers and viewers are presented with a negative utopian society. A negative utopian society is a perfect world that somewhere has gone wrong. The controllers in the novel and film succeeded in achieving complete control and power, which was their attempt to make the ideal society. Each controller has a diff...
  • Truman With A Choice
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    "The Truman Show" is a profoundly disturbing movie. On the surface, it deals with the worn out issue of the intermingling of life and the media. Examples for such incestuous relationships abound: Ronald Reagan, the cinematic president was also a presidential movie star. In another movie ("The Philadelphia Experiment") a defrosted Rip Van Winkle exclaims upon seeing Reagan on television (40 years after his forced hibernation started): "I know this guy, he used to play Cowboys in the movies". Cand...
  • Truman Show Peter Weir Users Images
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    Films use image to communicate meaning. The visual images selected by the director can help in telling the story, describing characters as well as contributing to the themes and ideas the film is conveying to the audience. This is especially true of both the films " the Truman show" and "Pleasantville". Both of these films explore the idea of the power of the media and the directors, Peter Weir (The Truman show") and Gary Ross ("Pleasantville"), are particularly skilled in using the visual langu...
  • The Truman Show Attitudes And Values
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    English Essay " A feature film can express specific attitudes and values by encouraging the viewer to identify with a central character Discuss the ways in which the film techniques promote this identification. Refer to a feature film you have studied. The Truman Show conveys the attitudes and values by depicting a series of events in the life of Truman Burbank, (played by Jim Carey) and directed by Peter Weir. The town in which Truman lives, Sea Haven, is a giant dome decked out with high tech ...

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