Movie Nominiations And Awards For The Truman Show

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Truman Burbank (Jim Carrey) is the star of his own reality television show in the movie The Truman Show. What makes Truman's reality show so interesting is that he has no idea that he is part of it. Truman lives in a beautiful domed studio in California and everything that surrounds him is completely scripted. Every day viewers tune in to see what will happen in Truman's life as they have since Truman's birth, which started the show. Truman is now an adult and has started finding clues in his travels that lead him to speculate about the authenticity of his surroundings. As Truman beings to discuss life outside of his beautiful city, the actors around him including his wife, Meryl Burbank (Laura Linney), do everything they can to convince him that there is nothing to see out there. Truman's curiosity and passion to explore get the better of him and he demands his freedom. Truman finally discovers what is truly important which is portrayed beautifully in the final scene of the film.

What was even more impressive than the storyline and the acting of this film was the recognition that The Truman Show movie cast received in awards and nominations. Below is a list of just some of the amazing awards that The Truman Show won from the various film agencies.

Won - Peter Weir - Director of the Year - ALFS Award - 1999
Won - Andrew Niccol - Screenwriter of the Year - ALFS Award - 1999
Won - Burkhard von Dallwitz - Top Box Office Films - ASCAP Award - 1999
Won - Philip Glass - Top Box Office Films - ASCAP Award - 1999
Won - Dennis Gassner - Best Production Design - BAFTA Film Award - 1999
Won - Andrew Niccol - Best Screenplay - Original - BAFTA Film Award - 1999
Won - Ed Harris - Favorite Supporting Actor - Drama - Blockbuster Entertainment Award - 1999
Won - Burkhard von Dallwitz - Best Original Score - CFCA Award - 1999
Won - Peter Weir - Director - David Lean Award for Direction - 1999
Won - Burkhard von Dallwitz , Philip Glass - Best Original Score - Motion Picture - Golden Globe - 1999
Won - Jim Carrey - Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Golden Globe - 1999
Won - Ed Harris - Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Golden Globe - 1999
Won - Jim Carrey - Best Male Performance - MTV Movie Award - 1999
Won - The Truman Show - Best Fantasy Film - Saturn Award - 1999
Won - Andrew Niccol - Best Writer - Saturn Award 1999
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