This flip side to the acclaimed TRUMAN SHOW is glossy, high-concept Hollywood entertainment that uses special effects to awaken the senses rather than numb them. David (Tobey Maguire) is a nerdy, disaffected high-school student; his fraternal twin
Jennifer (Reese Witherspoon) is a popular hellion. David's refuge is the '50s sitcom "Pleasantville," whose shopworn, B&W verities, close-knit families and predictable characters are a comforting alternative to the broken homes and anxieties of Southern California life in the '90s. The contentious
twins make conflicting weekend TV plans, and in the ensuing struggle break the remote control. Enter an avuncular TV repairman...