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Author: Hal AshbyAndrew BraunsbergJerzy KosinskiPeter SellersShirley MacLaineAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Jerzy Kosinski; Jerzy Kosinski
Material Type: Videorecording
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; Johnny Mandel; Don Zimmerman; Caleb Deschanel; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Lorimar Film Entertainment.; Northstar Entertainment, Inc.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790757230 9780790757230
OCLC Number: 46691808
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).
Based on the novel by Jerzy Kosinski.
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; Dolby digital mono.
Other Titles: Being there (Motion picture : 1979)
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures ; Lorimar presents a Northstar International picture ; an Andrew Braunsberg production ; screenplay by Jerzy Kosinski ; produced by Andrew Braunsberg ; 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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