Being There Trailer

Being There Trailer (1979)

"Getting there is half the fun; being there is all of it!" 19 December 1979 Drama, Comedy 130 mins

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.

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Peter Sellers

as Chance

Shirley MacLaine

as Eve Rand

Melvyn Douglas

as Benjamin Rand

Jack Warden

as President 'Bobby'

Richard Dysart

as Dr. Robert Allenby

Richard Basehart

as Vladimir Skrapinov

Ruth Attaway

as Louise

David Clennon

as Thomas Franklin (as Dave Clennon)

Fran Brill

as Sally Hayes

Denise DuBarry

as Johanna Franklin

Alice Hirson

as First Lady

Jerome Hellman

as Gary Burns

John Harkins

as Sidney Courtney

James Noble

as Kaufman


Hal Ashby


Jack Schwartzman

Jack Schwartzman Executive Producer

Johnny Mandel

Original Music Composer

Caleb Deschanel

Caleb Deschanel Director of Photography

International Titles

妙人奇迹 Trailer

Willkommen, Mr. Chance Trailer

Bienvenido Mr. Chance Trailer

Bienvenido, Mister Chance Trailer

Bienvenue Mister Chance Trailer

Oltre il giardino Trailer

Being There Trailer

International Releases Dates

Brazil 10 August 1981

United Kingdom 20 December 1979

Portugal 24 October 1980

United States 19 December 1979

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