|The Truman Show|
|Starring||Jim Carrey, Laura Linney, Ed Harris, Noah Emmerich, Natascha McElhone|
|71st Academy Awards|
The Truman Show is a 1998 American satirical comedy-drama film directed by Peter Weir and written by Andrew Niccol. The film was a financial and critical success, and earned numerous nominations. The Truman Show has been analyzed as a thesis on Christianity, metaphilosophy, simulated reality, existentialism and the rise of reality television.
- Best Director — Peter Weir
- Best Original Screenplay — Andrew Niccol
- Best Supporting Actor — Ed Harris
Truman is a man whose life is a fake one... The place he lives is in fact a big studio with hidden cameras everywhere, and all his friends and people around him, are actors who play their roles in the most popular TV-series in the world: The Truman Show. Truman thinks that he is an ordinary man with an ordinary life and has no idea about how he is exploited. Until one day... he finds out everything. Will he react?