- Overall : 9/10
- Bananas for acting : 8
- Bananas for Direction : 8
- Bananas for Story : 10
- Bananas for Screenplay & Cinematography : 9
- Bananas for Music : 8
- Bananas for Movie Hype : 9
- Bananas for Commercial Performance : 9
“In case I don’t see you… good afternoon, good evening, and good night” – this catch phrase from “The Truman Show” went viral overnight during the year 1998 quoted by Jim Carrey as Truman Burbank.The Truman Show is one of the smartest and the most unique movie concepts that you’ll ever come across from the 1990’s.Jim Carrey’s exemplary performance won the hearts of millions and why not? I mean he did it.The movie got immense commercial success and a lot of good reviews from the critics.
Truman Burbank, a normal corporate employee starts discovering something strange with his life and daily routine.He realizes things are loopable like a TV show which is true as he is living in a TV show and he is not aware that the whole world is watching him since his birth.The film explores his escape from the Tv set Island.
This movie is a must watch for Jim Carrey fans and if you are not a Jim Carrey fan then you will surely become one after watching The Truman Show.The movie is Thought Provoking,Comedy,Drama, Psychological and has a very unique concept.
The film has a very clever and unique concept.Although The Truman Show could not win any Academy Award because of the tough competition from Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan , The movie was nominated for three Academy Awards Best Supporting Actor,Best Original Screenplay and Best Director.
Jim Carrey set an example from his performance in The Truman Show.He makes you smile in some scenes whereas in others you pity over his sad condition,you will be sad about him being imprisoned without his knowledge and then you will laugh at his ending catch phrase.Ed Harris also has done a fabulous job as the Director of the Show and bagged a nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
Jim Carrey as Truman Burbank Laura Linney as Hannah Gill acting as Meryl Burbank Ed Harris as Christof Noah Emmerich as Louis Coltrane playing Marlon Natascha McElhone as Sylvia playing Lauren Garland
Peter Weir did a fantastic job in presenting the movie to the audience in such a way that each and every person from the audience starts guessing about the next move of Truman Burbank in order to escape the island.He also was nominated for the Best Director but eventually lost to Steven Spielberg for Saving Private Ryan.
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The budget of the movie was around $60 Million and the movie grossed a worldwide of $264.1 million which leads us to give this movie a 9/10 Bananas for Commercial Performance.
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