History TearJerker / TheTrumanShow

6th May '16 5:15:09 PM tvtropesruinedmylife22
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* Truman in generally is a walking sad individual: Figuring out [[spoiler: that everyone around him (aside from Marion and Sylvia) ''don''t care for him and are all in this whole charade of a simple big set]]. And let's not even get ''started'' [[spoiler: with how much Cristof and his "parents" manipulate him and enforce his fear of water]].

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* Truman in generally is a walking sad individual: Figuring out [[spoiler: that [[spoiler:that everyone around him (aside from Marion Marlon and Sylvia) ''don''t ''don't'' care for him and are all in this whole charade of a simple big set]]. And let's not even get ''started'' [[spoiler: with how much Cristof Christof and his "parents" manipulate him and enforce his fear of water]].
8th Mar '16 4:41:18 PM BronyoftheOctaves
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* The scene with Truman and Laura (the woman playing Meryl) after Truman's first failed escape. [[spoiler:Truman is attempting to have a serious conversation with Laura only for her to hock products at him. Truman loses it when he realizes Laura is in on it, scaring her into pulling a kitchen knife on him and telling him ''he's'' the one going crazy. Its terrifying for Truman to realize he can't even trust his own wife, and you watch his mind unravel.]]

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* The scene with Truman and Laura (the woman playing Meryl) after Truman's first failed escape. [[spoiler:Truman is attempting to have a serious conversation with Laura only for her to hock products at him. Truman loses it when he realizes Laura is in on it, scaring her into pulling a kitchen knife on him and telling him ''he's'' the one going crazy. Its terrifying for Truman to realize he can't even trust his own wife, and you watch his mind unravel.]]]]
* Truman in generally is a walking sad individual: Figuring out [[spoiler: that everyone around him (aside from Marion and Sylvia) ''don''t care for him and are all in this whole charade of a simple big set]]. And let's not even get ''started'' [[spoiler: with how much Cristof and his "parents" manipulate him and enforce his fear of water]].
26th Jan '16 5:31:19 PM TitoMosquito
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* The scene with Truman and Laura (the woman playing Meryl) after Truman's first failed escape. [[spoiler:Truman is attempting to have a serious conversation with Laura only for her to hock products at him. Truman loses it when he realizes Laura is in on it, scaring her into pulling a kitchen knife on him. Its terrifying for Truman to realize he can't even trust his own wife, and you watch his mind unravel.]]

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* The scene with Truman and Laura (the woman playing Meryl) after Truman's first failed escape. [[spoiler:Truman is attempting to have a serious conversation with Laura only for her to hock products at him. Truman loses it when he realizes Laura is in on it, scaring her into pulling a kitchen knife on him.him and telling him ''he's'' the one going crazy. Its terrifying for Truman to realize he can't even trust his own wife, and you watch his mind unravel.]]
5th Sep '15 6:13:13 PM BobSaget9
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* The scene with Truman and Laura (the woman playing Meryl) after Truman's first failed escape. Truman is attempting to have a serious conversation with Laura only for her to hock products at him. Truman loses it when he realizes Laura is in on it, scaring her into pulling a kitchen knife on him. Its terrifying for Truman to realize he can't even trust his own wife, and you watch his mind unravel.

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* The scene with Truman and Laura (the woman playing Meryl) after Truman's first failed escape. Truman [[spoiler:Truman is attempting to have a serious conversation with Laura only for her to hock products at him. Truman loses it when he realizes Laura is in on it, scaring her into pulling a kitchen knife on him. Its terrifying for Truman to realize he can't even trust his own wife, and you watch his mind unravel.]]
14th May '15 1:36:01 PM wyattte
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* When Truman [[spoiler: abruptly crashes into the wall of the studio]]. Feeling that he is trapped forever and understanding how his whole life was a lie, he begins to break down in tears as he tries to [[spoiler: punch through the wall]] in a futile manner. The lack of sound in this particular shot makes it just that much more soul-crushing.

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* When Truman [[spoiler: abruptly crashes into the wall of the studio]]. Feeling that he is trapped forever and understanding how his whole life was a lie, he begins to [[DespairEventHorizon break down in tears tears]] as he tries to [[spoiler: punch through the wall]] in a futile manner. The lack of sound in this particular shot makes it just that much more soul-crushing.



** Sylvia's last words before being whisked away are heartbreaking in their desperation.

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** Sylvia's last words before being whisked away are heartbreaking away. The pleading and desperation in their desperation.her voice is pretty powerful.
19th Mar '15 9:40:34 PM redandready45
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-->'''Sylvia:''' Get out of here! Come find me!

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-->'''Sylvia:''' Get out of here! Come find me!me!
* The scene with Truman and Laura (the woman playing Meryl) after Truman's first failed escape. Truman is attempting to have a serious conversation with Laura only for her to hock products at him. Truman loses it when he realizes Laura is in on it, scaring her into pulling a kitchen knife on him. Its terrifying for Truman to realize he can't even trust his own wife, and you watch his mind unravel.
6th Mar '15 11:44:33 AM wyattte
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** Look closely at Truman's face. He's not crying because he's so moved by Marlon's speech, he's crying because if "everyone" is in on it, ''Marlon is, too''. AKA, his best friend since he was seven years old. ''Sheesh''.

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** Look closely at Truman's face. He's not crying because he's so moved by Marlon's speech, he's crying because if "everyone" is in on it, ''Marlon is, too''. AKA, his best friend since he was seven years old. ''Sheesh''.''Sheesh''.
* Sylvia gets forcibly removed from the studio after giving Truman the only genuinely romantic moment he's ever had. The actor taking her tries to smooth it over (in vain) by telling Truman she's schizophrenic, and "brings all her boyfriends here." Geez, rip the guy's heart out, why don't you?
** Sylvia's last words before being whisked away are heartbreaking in their desperation.
-->'''Sylvia:''' Get out of here! Come find me!
4th Mar '15 7:10:27 PM wyattte
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* Truman [[spoiler: crashing into the wall of the studio]]. Feeling that he is trapped forever and understanding how his whole life was a lie, he begins to break down in tears as he tries to [[spoiler: punch through the wall]] in a futile manner.

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* When Truman [[spoiler: crashing abruptly crashes into the wall of the studio]]. Feeling that he is trapped forever and understanding how his whole life was a lie, he begins to break down in tears as he tries to [[spoiler: punch through the wall]] in a futile manner. The lack of sound in this particular shot makes it just that much more soul-crushing.



* "[[WasItAllALie Was nothing real]]?"

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* "[[WasItAllALie ''"[[WasItAllALie Was nothing real]]?"real]]?"''
22nd Jan '15 12:58:00 PM AdelePotter
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* The scene where Truman and Marlon are sitting on the bridge and Truman's talking about his fears and suspicions. Getting his lines fed by Christof, Marlon tells him to trust him, that he would walk into moving traffic for him and then pauses before saying that he would never lie to Truman. You can tell from his face that he feels terrible about doing this to Truman.

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* The scene where Truman and Marlon are sitting on the bridge and Truman's talking about his fears and suspicions. Getting his lines fed by Christof, Marlon tells him to trust him, that he would walk into moving traffic for him and then pauses before saying that he would never lie to Truman. You can tell from his face that he feels terrible about doing this to Truman.Truman.
** Look closely at Truman's face. He's not crying because he's so moved by Marlon's speech, he's crying because if "everyone" is in on it, ''Marlon is, too''. AKA, his best friend since he was seven years old. ''Sheesh''.
24th Dec '14 9:36:45 AM ironballs16
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* "Was nothing real?"

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* "Was "[[WasItAllALie Was nothing real?"real]]?"
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