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BEING THERE

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Directed by Hal Ashby
United States, 1979
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

An aging gardener, filled only with knowledge of the world he has learned from television, rises by accident into the game of politics. The man is soon presented as a possible Presidential candidate although no one knows his true background.

Synopsis

An aging gardener, filled only with knowledge of the world he has learned from television, rises by accident into the game of politics. The man is soon presented as a possible Presidential candidate although no one knows his true background.

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Being ThereDirected byHal Ashby

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1980
Academy Awards
1980 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role
1980 | Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
National Film Preservation Board
2015 | Winner: National Film Registry

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