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Being There

1979

Directed by Hal Ashby with cinematography by AFI Conservatory Alum Caleb Deschanel, BEING THERE(1979) stars Peter Sellers as a childlike man known only as Chance the Gardener whose naïve innocence is mistaken for profound wisdom. The satirical comedy was based on Jerzy Kosinski’s novel of the same name and, according to Robert Osborne, took Sellers and Ashby seven years to get funding… Learn more at the AFI Catalog

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