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Pleasantville
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Joan Allen Joan Allen
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Natalie Ramsey Natalie Ramsey
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Jeff Daniels Jeff Daniels
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Heather McGill Heather McGill
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Paul Morgan Stetler Paul Morgan Stetler
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Pleasantly Surprised

13 years, 8 months ago at Dec 6 20:12
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Pleasantville is an interesting look into the cultural advancement of society with the introduction of modern life. The storyline (especially the ending) may be a bit trite, but the imagery and creativeness of the film's transition from black and white to color is pretty remarkable.

A good movie

5 years, 3 months ago at May 4 10:29
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I already saw this movie but since it was ages ago, I was really eager to check it out again, especially since it has somewhat reached a cult status. Well, I'm glad I gave it second chance. Indeed, the first time around, I actually ended up with some mixed feelings about the whole thing. I mean, sure, I thought it was pretty good and quite clever but, back then, I canโ€™t say I was really blown aw... read more
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Two modern American teenagers are sucked into their television set and end up living in a black-and-white fifties sitcom. Bewildered by their new world's naivete and innocence, they slowly start to add color and spice to the town's life. Eventually, however, they begin to question their influence, wondering if their advanced 90's attitudes are really that much better than those of the innocent past. Sterling effects and stand-out performances make this commentary on modern life a poignant, entertaining effort.
Release date: 23 October 1998
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