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I'll interpret your question to specifically relate to US adoption laws, as you are referring to the case in the Truman Show. I am not a legal expert - but I've briefly reviewed "Corporate personhood" (from Wikipedia) and "Who May Adopt, Be Adopted, or Place a Child for Adoption?" (pdf from childwelfare.gov). I think in short the answer is no - under ...


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I don't know if it was ever included in a print of the film, but I found a "documentary" that played on Nick at Nite on Youtube that is exactly the footage you are describing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frXlYeflkt4


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Adoption requires close scrutinizing of the prospective environment and guardians. They don't just allow anyone to adopt, and it is inconceivable that an entity (such as a corporation is) could actually adopt a child. The movie was purely satire about the voyeuristic nature of our current entertainment choices (particularly "Reality TV" shows).


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Weird because I had almost the opposite recently happen. I had seen The Truman Show numerous times in the past, and recently saw it again and I swear there were whole scenes in this Bluray release that I had never seen before, and I remember the original being structured differently. In the Bluray release, we only start seeing the viewers watching the ...



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