Everything turns to colour, Bud convinces the people of Pleasantville that change is a normal part of life and all is well. He returns home, but Jennifer stays in Pleasantville to go to college. Ultimately, nothing concrete is resolved for their parents, since the mother's love interest (Jeff Daniels) is substituted for her husband (William H. Macy) at the very last as the camera cuts back and forth in the final seconds of the shot.
Trivia: In the courtroom scene, all the people that have turned to color have to sit on the upper level. This is reminiscent of "To Kill a Mockingbird" (1963) where, in a similarly-built southern courthouse in the 1930's, all the "colored people" (African Americans) were relegated to the upper level.Krista
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