SESSION: Sunday 26th November at 4pm


Being There

(1979, dir. Hal Ashby, w/ Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas, Jack Warden)

Being There will finish at approximately 6:18pm.

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. After a run in with a limousine, he ends up a guest of a woman (Eve) and her husband Ben, an influential but sickly businessman. Now called Chauncey Gardner, Chance becomes friend and confidante to Ben, and an unlikely political insider. (IMDB)

FILM INFO 4444(IMDB rating)