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Films for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
|Named Person:||Jerzy Kosinski|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Hal Ashby; Andrew Braunsberg; Jerzy Kosinski; Peter Sellers; Shirley MacLaine; Jack Warden; Melvyn Douglas; Richard Dysart; Richard Basehart; Warner Bros.; Lorimar Film Entertainment.; Northstar Entertainment, Inc.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
|Language Note:||English and French language soundtracks (Dolby mono) ; optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.|
|Notes:||Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1979.
Special features: interactive menus, cast/filmmaker profiles, theatrical trailer, scene access, awards list.
|Credits:||Music, Johnny Mandel ; executive producer, Jack Schwartzman ; editor, Don Zimmerman ; director of photography, Caleb Deschanel.|
|Cast:||Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Jack Warden, Melvyn Douglas, Richard Dysart, Richard Basehart.|
|Awards:||Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Douglas), 1980.|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: PG.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen.|
|Other Titles:||Being there (Motion picture)
|Responsibility:||Warner Bros. Pictures ; Lorimar presents a Northstar International picture ; an Andrew Braunsberg production ; screenplay by Jerzy Kosinski ; based on the novel by Jerzy Kosinski ; directed by Hal Ashby.|
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Circumstances propel a feeble-minded gardener, whose entire knowledge of life comes from watching television, into becoming adviser to the president of the United States and a powerful but dying tycoon.
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