Being There

Being There

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Black comedy about American gullibility in which a withdrawn old man, appropriately called Chance, is seized upon as some kind of oracle. His elevation to the status of a national celebrity is triggered by a road accident, in which Chance finds himself under a car driven by the wife of a political kingmaker. Soon his charm and honesty have won him the ears of people in the highest public offices.
Starring Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Jack Warden
Director Hal Ashby