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


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.



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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