Adaptation (2012) USA
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Director:Spike Jonze
Studio:IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT
Writer:Charlie Kaufman
Date Added:2012-06-28
ASIN:B005KKVAHW
UPC:0014381756555
Price:$17.97
Release:2012-01-31
Duration:114
Picture Format:Anamorphic Widescreen
Aspect Ratio:1.85:1
Sound:DTS HD 5.1
Languages:English
Subtitles:English
Selkämys:valkoinen
Spike Jonze  ...  (Director)
Charlie Kaufman  ...  (Writer)
 
Nicolas Cage  ...  
Meryl Streep  ...  
Chris Cooper  ...  
Tilda Swinton  ...  
Summary: Twisty brilliance from screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and director Spike Jonze, the team who created "Being John Malkovich". Nicolas Cage returns to form with a funny, sad, and sneaky performance as Charlie Kaufman, a self-loathing screenwriter who has been hired to adapt Susan Orlean's book "The Orchid Thief" into a screenplay. Frustrated and infatuated by Orlean's elegant but plotless book (which is largely a rumination on flowers), Kaufman begins to write a screenplay about himself trying to write a screenplay about "The Orchid Thief", all the while hounded by his twin brother Donald (Cage again), who's cheerfully writing the kind of formulaic action movie that Kaufman finds repugnant. By its conclusion, "Adaptation" is the most artistically ambitious, most utterly cynical, and most uncategorizable movie ever to come out of Hollywood. Also starring Meryl Streep (as Susan Orlean), Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton, and Brian Cox; superb performances throughout. "--Bret Fetzer"