college girlfriend, who loves Truman, gets him alone on a beach
someplace and tells him it is all a lie. She is whipped away from
him, her apparent father saying they are moving to Fiji. He remembers
this through his life (he's now 29 - or day 10,909 of his show...)
day he sees his Dad in the streets as a bum - he allegedly died
in a boating accident (this is a device used to keep Truman from
wanting to investigate the outside world, by making him scared of
eventually starts to realize how everyone talks to him in advertising
speak, his wife leaves him after he threatens to attack her.
has made a collage of the face of the girlfriend he met at college
and he gets into a boat and goes to the end of the world... which
is a sound stage... Here he leaves the world he has known to join
real reality... There's not a dry leg in the house.