Fucky Film Review!

Being There

Posted by Web Manager on January 27, 2009

Hal Ashby 1979

 

There was something a little too cute about the extent of the misunderstanding central to the plot of BEING THERE, sort of like an elongated episode of THREE’S COMPANY, but the film carries it off without conceit, thanks to the acting (Peter Sellers and Shirley MacLaine), and Ashby’s unique ability to be both earnest and subversive at the same time.

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