'The Truman Show' turns 15

Published: Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 09:22 AM.

The only thing Davis regrets of his 15 minutes was that he didn't get to soak it all in.

"I would do it all over again," Davis said. "You only live once. I would've liked to spend more time on the set; I got to meet interesting people, but I didn't get to know them."

Of Carrey, Davis said he was surprisingly approachable considering his Hollywood status. Weir, who also directed another funnyman in a dramatic role — Robin Williams in "Dead Poets Society" — and Gassner, whose last was credit production designer for "Skyfall," were warm and welcoming, Davis said.

"They were extremely pleasant and interesting people," he said.

The night Sargeant gave Weir and Gassner the 30A tour, she found a kindred spirit in the director.

"He was so incredible and down-to-earth," she said of Weir. "I had a big crush on him."

 And as for the movie's success, "The Truman Show" has become a highly regarded film. The film has an eight out of 10 rating on IMDB and a 95 percent critic review rating on Rotten Tomatoes. In a time before the outpouring of reality television, the movie almost predicted what entertainment would look like in the coming years and poses the same questions society asks today.

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