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Video: What “The Truman Show” Teaches Us About Politics

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In this short video essay, the Nerdwriter explores the political implications of “The Truman Show,” a 1998 American satirical film directed by Peter Weir, in which a young man slowly discovers that his entire life is actually a television show watched by millions.  The film has been praised for being prescient about cultural and political developments in the twenty first century, such as reality television and electronic surveillance.

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One comment on “Video: What “The Truman Show” Teaches Us About Politics

  1. anisioluiz2008
    September 29, 2016

    Reblogged this on O LADO ESCURO DA LUA.

    Liked by 1 person

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