Being There

Getting there is half the fun; being there is all of it!

Categories: Comedy, Drama
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.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1979-12-19
Run time: 130 minute / 2:10
Revenue: $30,177,511
Director: Hal Ashby
Writers: Robert C. Jones, Jerzy Kosinski.
Production Companies : United Artists, Lorimar Film Entertainment
Production Country: United States of America


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
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
Charles Mulvehill Producer

Hal Ashby Director

Caleb Deschanel Director of Photography

Johnny Mandel Original Music Composer

Don Zimmerman Editor

Robert C. Jones Screenplay

Andrew Braunsberg Producer

Jerzy Kosinski Screenplay
Jerzy Kosinski Novel

Jack Schwartzman Executive Producer

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