Being There

Warner Bros. (1979)
Comedy, Drama
USA | English | Color | 2h 10min
8

A simple-minded gardener named Chance 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.


Cast View all

Shirley MacLaine Eve Rand
Jack Warden President 'Bobby'
Peter Sellers Chance
Melvyn Douglas Benjamin Turnbull Rand
Richard Basehart Vladimir Skrapinov
Richard A. Dysart Dr. Robert Allenby
David Clennon Thomas Franklin
Fran Brill Sally Hayes
Richard Venture Wilson
Kenneth Patterson Perkins
Ruth Attaway Louise
Don Jacob David
Brian Corrigan Policeman by White House
Ernest McClure Jeffrey
Denise Du Barry Johanna, girl with Franklin
Alfie Brown Old Woman asked for lunch
Oteil Burbidge Lolo
Ravanell Keller Abbaz

Crew View all

Director Hal Ashby
Writer Jerzy Kosinski, Robert C. Jones
Producer Charles Mulvehill, Jerzy Kosinski, Andrew Braunsberg
Photography Caleb Deschanel
Musician Johnny Mandel

Editions

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883929043521 Blu-ray Disc 1 Feb 03, 2009
715515195218 Blu-ray Disc 1, A Mar 21, 2017
5051892001182 Blu-ray Disc 1 Feb 23, 2009
883929064618 Blu-ray Disc 1 2009 Blu-Ray Edition
8717418335618 Blu-ray Disc
7892110063982 Blu-ray Disc
883929043521 Blu-ray Disc Feb 03, 2009 Blu-Ray Edition
012569093829 DVD 1 Feb 05, 2002
883929037094 DVD 1 Feb 03, 2009
7321931009386 DVD 1
775744087081 DVD 1 Apr 03, 2001
715515195317 DVD 1 Mar 21, 2017
7321900009386 DVD 2 Feb 10, 2003
5051892001175 DVD 2 Feb 23, 2009 Deluxe Edition
7321937009380 DVD 2 Jan 29, 2003
9325336013991 DVD 4
9325336008843 DVD 4
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012569093867 LaserDisc
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