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Being There: Deluxe Edition DVD

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In one of the most brilliant performances of his career, Peter Sellers plays the unforgettable Chance, a middle-aged man who has spent his entire life living in a Washington, D.C. townhouse tending to the wealthy owner's garden. His only contact with the outside world has been the images that he sees on the television. When his benefactor dies, Chance is tossed out into the real world and finds himself the unlikely and unwitting voice of wisdom among the capitol's powerful elite. Shirley MacLaine and Melvin Douglas costar in one of the most acclaimed films of the decade.
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Technical Specs
  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: PG
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Run Time: 130 Minutes
  • Region: 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Studio: Warner Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: February 3, 2009
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
  • Audio:
    ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Mono
    SPANISH: Dolby Digital Mono
    FRENCH: Dolby Digital Mono
  • Color: Color
  • Includes:
    - New Featurette Memories from Being There
    - Theatrical Trailer
Reviews
9 Reviews
4.8

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NoneBeing There: Deluxe Edition DVD
 
4.8

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Engaging characters (8)
  • Original (7)
  • Entertaining (6)
  • Informative (3)

Cons

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    • Adult viewers (6)
    • At home (5)
    • Perfect gift (5)
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    5.0

    A bit of depth to this story line

    By MukeSkinner

    from Saint Charles, MO

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    Pros

    • Engaging Characters
    • Entertaining
    • Informative
    • Original

    Cons

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    Best Uses

    • Adult Viewers
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    Comments about this product:

    Watch it on my laptop
    Great story line with a bit of depth to it
    Love the bonus material
    Wouldn't have bought it if it wasn't great
    I've been wanting to add this to my collection for almost twenty years

    The piano music is one of a kind
    Can't get the piano music out of my head and don't want to

     
    4.0

    great movie

    By billy

    from harwinton, connecticut

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    Pros

    • Engaging Characters
    • Entertaining
    • Original

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      Comments about this product:

      peter sellers is excellent and is the greatest part of the movie.

       
      5.0

      Profound Script. Perfect performance .

      By Louise of New York

      from New York, NY

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      Pros

      • Engaging Characters
      • Original

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        Comments about this product:

        This movie is as thought provoking as it is wonderfully entertaining. The message: The world exists as you create it. Peter Sellers, as the simple-minded, yet ironically profound Chance, delivers a flawless straight-faced performance.

         
        5.0

        This is the best example of who you know

        By Gloria movie gal

        from Indianapolis

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        Pros

        • Engaging Characters
        • Entertaining
        • Great Cinematography
        • High Production Value
        • Informative
        • Original
        • Peter Sellers
        • Washington Story

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            Comments about this product:

            Tells a story of sucess in Washington and not what you are but who you appear to be.

             
            5.0

            Sellers at his satirical best.

            By skzhukov

            from Lower Alabama

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            Pros

            • Engaging Characters
            • Entertaining
            • Original

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              Comments about this product:

              Starts slowly, but hang it is worth the wait. This is Sellers' masterpiece. The expected slapstick is always great. However, it's the subtleties which put this one in a class by itself. It demands and deserves comoplete attention. No texts, tweets, or twerks allowed.

               
              5.0

              Sellers is Surprising!

              By RadarMa

              from Hammond, IN.

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              Pros

              • Engaging Characters
              • Entertaining
              • Original
              • Wonderful story

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                Comments about this product:

                Always a Peter Sellers fan, I was again surprised at his acting range in this kind of comedy/drama. I found it very entertaining. Bought it because in each viewing I find something new, and wanted to preserve some of the vast abilities lost too soon to us.

                 
                4.0

                BeingvThere is Hearing There

                By von

                from downhome, USA

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                      This is a movie that perfectly shows how everyone "hears what they want to hear". Peter Seller plays the role excellently as a man whose world is limited to his garden but it can be perceived as the entire world to others. Take a walk down the lane and make your own memories.

                       
                      5.0

                      ANYONE CAPABLE OF MAKING A DIFFERENCE

                      By NONI

                      from CENTERVILLE OHIO

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                      Pros

                      • Engaging Characters

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                        • Perfect Gift

                        Comments about this product:

                        MY HUSBAND REMEMBERED THIS OLD FLICK. TOOK ME AWHILE TO FIND AND SURPRISE HIM. WE HAVE SHARED. SURPRISED OTHERS REGARDLESS ITS FICTION IT IS BELEIEVABLE.

                         
                        5.0

                        Great flick, highly recommend

                        By dca-sam

                        from central WA state

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                        • Engaging Characters
                        • Entertaining
                        • Great Cinematography
                        • High Production Value
                        • Informative
                        • Original

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                          Comments about this product:

                          Excellent service from TCM; extremely quick delivery. This is one of our favorite movies. A must see. We love TCM and watch it most of the time. Robert & Ben are the very best!!! Gotta love those guys. We've been watching TCM since it began & it's still our favorite station.

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