Pleasantville (film)

Pleasantville is a 1998 American fantasy comedydrama film written, produced, and directed by Gary Ross. The film stars Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, William H. Macy, J. T. Walsh, and Reese Witherspoon, with Don Knotts, Paul Walker, and Jane Kaczmarek in supporting roles. The film was released in the United States by New Line Cinema through Warner Bros. on October 23, 1998.

A mysterious TV repairman Knotts shows up, quizzes David about Pleasantville, then gives him a strange remote control. The repairman leaves, and David and Jennifer resume fighting. However, they are transported into the Parkers black and white Pleasantville living room in 1958. David tries to reason with the repairman with whom he communicates through the Parkers television, but he succeeds only in chasing him away. David and Jennifer must now pretend they are Bud and Mary Sue Parker, the son and daughter on the show.David and Jennifer witness the wholesome nature of the town, such as a group of firemen rescuing a cat from a tree. David tells Jennifer they must stay in character and not disrupt the lives of the towns citizens, who do not notice any difference between Bud and Mary Sue, and David and Jennifer. To keep the shows plot Jennifer dates a boy from high school, but has sex with him a concept unknown to him and everyone else in town. ........

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