49 thoughts on “What The Truman Show Teaches Us About Politics

  1. Cold war paranoia? As a German, I had to smile. What if you have been born in GDR? You HAVE been watched all the time.

  2. Cold war paranoia? As a German, I had to smile. What if you have been born in GDR? You HAVE been watched all the time.

  3. Youtube is a movie, I am the editor and you are Ed Harris. Everything you say sounds so rational, so grounded, you sound like an ideal me. And that carefully studied tone, professional gigolo

  4. "..like the killings of young black men by police." You mean how that statement is statisticaly proven wrong?

  5. >The killings of young black men
    This is literally what the movie was going against. Beliving everything you see on TV or in the media.

  6. very much appreciate your interpretation. the powerful words "it shows how the messaging of the dominant ideology is absorbed into media and into education…"

  7. The thing I disliked about this film i appreciate even more now: the lack of a happy or sad ending for Truman. Just an end to this part of his story. That few lives actually end after the discovery of a personal revelation.

    That, good or bad, we go on.

  8. I remember watching the Truman show when i was a kid that movie was really sad and deep and emotional when i was a kid

  9. Growth of reality TV, more and more cameras and surveillance, corporate power, manipulation by media, control by playing on fears….

  10. I can't remember the movie as a whole but I remember the ending and so I need to watch it again as an adult.

  11. The one truth exposed by this tale you miss is that it is true that certain people and groups of people are so exploited by the overehelming masses that if they are do not get the wool pulled over their eyes, then the whole thing collapses and that this takes a terrible psychological toll on all involved, especially since it requires the use of so much trauma based techniques.

  12. Where does he go he enters through the exit where does he go I mean does it go on the run does it go into hiding

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