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Directed by Gary Ross, "Pleasantville" is a Fantasy/Comedy/Drama film, released on October 01 of 1998 in the USA , starring Tobey Maguire, Reese Witherspoon, William H. Macy, Joan Allen, Jeff Daniels and J.T. Walsh.

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Who is the director of "Pleasantville":

Pleasantville was directed by Gary Ross, an American writer, producer, actor, and director.

Since Pleasantville, Gary Ross directed Seabiscuit, released in 2003, The Free State of Jones (2008), The Hunger Games (2012).

What was the release date of "Pleasantville":

Pleasantville was initally released in the United States on Thursday, October 01, 1998. Other films released on Thursday, October 01, 1998 are Temporary Girl (dir. Lisa Kotin and Johnny White) and La Cucaracha (dir. Jack Perez). This was twenty-one (21) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, March 12, 1999 in the United Kingdom; Thursday, September 17, 1998 in Canada; Wednesday, February 17, 1999 in France; Thursday, March 04, 1999 in Germany; Friday, April 16, 1999 in Italy; Friday, February 05, 1999 in Spain; Thursday, February 25, 1999 in Australia and on Saturday, May 22, 1999 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Pleasantville":

At the casting of Pleasantville we find Tobey Maguire, previously seen in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) and Deconstructing Harry (1997); Reese Witherspoon (Overnight Delivery (1998), Fear (1996)); William H. Macy (Jerry and Tom (1998), Wag the Dog (1997)) [ more... ]

  • Tobey Maguire, Jenny Lewis and Marissa Ribisi can be seen in Don's Plum, released in 2001.
  • Marley Shelton and Joan Allen, J.T. Walsh also worked together in Nixon, released in 1995.
  • Joan Allen and William H. Macy also appeared in Searching for Bobby Fischer, released in 1993.
  • Tobey Maguire and Reese Witherspoon can both be seen in S.F.W., released in 1994.

What is the Storyline of "Pleasantville":

David (Maguire) and his twin sister Jennifer (Witherspoon) lead different high-school social lives. Jennifer is shallow and extroverted; David is introverted and spends most of his time watching television. One evening while their mother (Kaczmarek) is away, they fight over the TV. Jennifer wants to watch a concert on MTV, but David wants to watch a marathon of Pleasantville, a black and white 1958 sitcom about the idyllic Parker family. During the fight, the remote control breaks, and the TV cannot [...]

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