Pleasantville (1998)

8.25 / Rated by 2 people

Comedy
Drama
Fantasy
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124 min.
Plot  David and his twin sister Jennifer lead very different high-school social lives. Jennifer is shallow and extroverted; David is introverted and spends most of his time watching television. One evening while their mother is away, they fight over the TV. Jennifer wants to watch a concert on MTV, but David wants to watch a marathon of ''Pleasantville'', a black and white 1950s sitcom about the idyllic Parker family. During the fight, the remote control breaks, and the TV cannot be turned on manually.

A mysterious TV repairman shows up, quizzes David about ''Pleasantville'', then gives him a strange remote control. The repairman leaves, and David and Jennifer resume fighting. However, they are transported into the Parkers' black and white ''Pleasantville'' living room. David tries to reason with the repairman (with whom he communicates through the Parkers' television), but he succeeds only in chasing him away. David and Jennifer must now pretend they are Bud and Mary Sue Parker, the ...
  

Director(s)

Cast

Tobey Maguire
David/Bud
Reese Witherspoon
Jennifer/Mary Sue
Jeff Daniels
Bill Johnson
Joan Allen
Betty Parker
William H. Macy
George Parker
J.T. Walsh
Big Bob
Paul Walker
Skip Martin
Marley Shelton
Margaret Henderson
Jane Kaczmarek
David and Jennifer's mother
Don Knotts
A TV repairman
David Tom
Whitey

Others

All Titles

Pleasantville
English Original Title

Release Dates

Country

United States

Language

English

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