A cool indictment of television's near-irresistible pandering to the inner peeping tom. Truman Burbank (Jim Carrey) lives in preternaturally picturesque Seahaven, an oasis of friendly neighbors and natural beauty, but finds himself increasingly troubled by
the vague feeling that something's going on behind his back. He's more right than he can imagine. Beneath the picket-fence facade of his life lies an almost incomprehensible secret to which everyone but
Truman is privy: It's all a carefully calculated, commodified spectacle. Seahaven is a
massive set studded with hidden cameras; the friends and neighbors are actors; and the whole thing is on the air 24 hou...