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Tuesday, 06 February 2018 at 08:15pm
Future from the Past
  • Comedy, Drama
  • 1979
  • USA
  • 130 mins.
 
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Hailed as a genius for his simplistic approach to life, an aging simplistic gardener called Chance (played by Peter Sellers in a perhaps career best performance)  with a childlike naïveté rises, by accident, into the game of politics. The man is soon presented as a possible Presidential candidate although no one knows his true background. A fascinating, funny film from acclaimed director Hal Ashby (who also directed other acclaimed well acted and intelligent human scaled dramas such as Harold and Maude, Coming home & Shampoo). 

Director:

 
Hal Ashby

Screenplay:

 
Jerzy Kosinski

Cast:

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

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