Jane Pollard

20,000 Days on Earth Review

20,000 Days on Earth (2014)

Dirs: Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard

In the prescient reality TV satire The Truman Show the lead character’s life is secretly filmed and broadcast worldwide as the most popular show on Earth. Oblivious to having lived his entire life in public, a seminal moment in the film occurs when Truman turns 10,000 days old (27 years and a bit), leading towards a path of self-discovery and enlightenment. In contrast, singer-writer-performer Nick Cave has lived most of his life knowingly in the spotlight but has often zealously guarded his privacy. (more…)