Being There 1979

Peter Sellers triumphs in his Award-winning role as an illiterate gardener hilariously catapulted into the fast lane of political power. Shirley McLaine and Academy Award winner Melvyn Douglas co-star. Year: 1979 Director: Hal Ashby Starring: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Jack Warden

Won: Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Douglas), 1980 Academy Awards; Best Screenplay, 1981 BAFTA Awards; Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium, 1980 WGA Awards
Nominated: Best Actor in a Leading Role (Sellers), 1980 Academy Awards
BEING THERE is a stately, beautifully acted satire with a premise that's funny but fragile. -- Janet Maslin, THE NEW YORK TIMES
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Genres: Comedy, Drama

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