Mike Michaelson: Christof, let me ask you, why do you think that Truman has never come close to discovering the true nature of his world until now?
Christof: We accept the reality of the world with which we’re presented. It’s as simple as that.
Ed Harris and Harry Shearer in the thought-provoking drama The Truman Show (1998). Based on a 1989 episode of The Twilight Zone, it has been continually studied for the deep societal, philosophical and psychological questions it poses.
I really enjoyed this movie… it offered food for thought about living in someone else’s idea of “utopia” and the manipulation behind “reality” TV shows.
It really did. Fascinating film.
Fun fact: Ed Harris was a last minute replacement who didn’t have much time to prepare for the part. Making his performance all the more impressive.
No way! He’s superb!