Christ Episcopal Church Eureka

Next Cinema Chat – Being There


The next Cinema Chat film will be Being There, directed by Hal Ashby and starring Peter Sellers and Shirley MacLaine. This week’s Cinema Chat will be held on the 3rd Saturday of the month (June 21st) at 6:00 PM at the Chapel of Our Merciful Savior on the corner of 15th and G Streets. From IMDB:

Being There (1979)
130 min – Comedy

Chance, a simple gardener, has never left the estate until his employer dies. His simple TV-informed utterances are mistaken for profundity.

Directed by Hal Ashby
Produced by Andrew Braunsberg
Screenplay by Jerzy Kosinski
Robert C. Jones
Based on Being There by Jerzy Kosinski

Peter Sellers
Shirley MacLaine
Jack Warden
Melvyn Douglas
Richard Dysart
Richard Basehart

Music by Johnny Mandel
Cinematography Caleb Deschanel
Editing by Don Zimmerman
Studio Lorimar Film Entertainment
Distributed by United Artists
Release dates
December 19, 1979
Running time 130 minutes