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Title Being there [(Blu-ray) videorecording] / BSB ; CIP ; Lorimar Film Entertainment ; NatWest Ventures ; Northstar ; produced by Andrew Braunsberg ; screenplay by Jerzy Kosinski ; directed by Hal Ashby.

Publication Info. Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2009]
℗1979
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 95th Street Adult Blu-ray Fiction  F BEI    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Blu-ray Fiction  F BEI    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details Blu-ray disc, widescreen (1.78:1); Dolby Digital, 1080p High Definition.
This Blu-ray disc and not play in standard DVD players.
Language English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Cast Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas, Jack Warden, Richard Dysart, Richard Basehard, Ruth Attaway, Dave Clennon.
Credits Director of photography, Caleb Deschanel ; editor, Don Zimmerman ; music, Johnny Mandel.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
Summary Chance is a secluded gardener who has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television. After a run in with a limousine, he ends up a guest of Eve and her husband Ben. Ben is an influential, but sickly businessman. Now called Chauncey Gardner, Chance becomes friend and confidante to Ben, as well as an unlikely political insider.
Note Special features: "Memories from Being there" featurette; two recently discovered scenes; alternate ending; theatrical trailer.
Subject Gardeners -- Washington (D.C.) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Social isolation -- Washington (D.C.) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Married people -- Washington (D.C.) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Male friendship -- Washington (D.C.) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Business and politics -- Washington (D.C.) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Blu-ray discs.
Genre Comedy films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Braunsberg, Andrew.
Kosinski, Jerzy, 1933-1991.
Ashby, Hal.
Sellers, Peter, 1925-1980.
MacLaine, Shirley, 1934-
Douglas, Melvyn.
Warden, Jack.
Dysart, Richard.
Basehart, Richard, 1914-1984.
Attaway, Ruth.
Clennon, David.
Kosinski, Jerzy, 1933-1991. Being there.
BSB (Firm)
CIP (Firm)
Lorimar Film Entertainment.
NatWest Ventures (Firm)
NorthStar (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 1419875248
Music No. 1000044118 Warner Home Video
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