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3,644 Ratings

Being There

Directed by Hal Ashby
United States, 1979
Comedy, Drama


An aging gardener, filled only with knowledge of the world he has learned from television, rises by accident into the game of politics. The man is soon presented as a possible Presidential candidate although no one knows his true background.

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Being There Directed by Hal Ashby

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1980 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role

1980 | Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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