Being There

by Hal Ashby 2h10min United States 1979, 1979
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Film details

Being There
by Hal Ashby

A simpleminded, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics.

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[ MP4 HD - Stéréo 2.0 ]


  • Peter Sellers : Chance
  • Shirley MacLaine : Eve Rand
  • Melvyn Douglas : Benjamin Rand
  • And with: Jack Warden, Richard Dysart, Richard Basehart


  • Director Hal Ashby
  • Scenario Jerzy Kosinski
  • Original work author Jerzy Kosinski
  • Set Design Michael D. Haller
  • Editing Don Zimmerman
  • Original music Johnny Mandel, Caleb Deschanel
  • Producer Andrew Braunsberg
  • Production Compagny BSB, CIP, Lorimar Film Entertainment, NatWest Ventures, New Gold Entertainment, Northstar Media

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,85:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Production1979, 1979
  • Release date for France1980-08-13, 1980-08-13
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageEnglish
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