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Being John Malkovich / USA Films ; Gramercy Pictures presents ; a Propaganda Films/Single Cell Pictures production ; directed by Spike Jonze ; written by Charlie Kaufman ; produced by Michael Stipe and Sandy Stern, Steve Golin, Vincent Landay.

Format Video (DVD)
EditionSpecial ed.
Publication InfoUniversal City, CA : Universal Studios, ©2003.
Description1 videodisc (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorJonze, Spike.
Other author/creatorKaufman, Charlie, 1958- screenwriter.
Other author/creatorStipe, Michael, 1960-
Other author/creatorStern, Sandy.
Other author/creatorGolin, Steve.
Other author/creatorLanday, Vincent.
Other author/creatorCusack, John, 1966-
Other author/creatorDiaz, Cameron.
Other author/creatorKeener, Catherine.
Other author/creatorBean, Orson.
Other author/creatorPlace, Mary Kay.
Other author/creatorBrown, W. Earl, 1963-
Other author/creatorJacott, Carlos.
Other author/creatorGarson, Willie, 1964-
Other author/creatorPiven, Byrne.
Other author/creatorSporleder, Gregory.
Other author/creatorSheen, Charlie.
Other author/creatorMalkovich, John.
Other author/creatorBurwell, Carter.
Other author/creatorUSA Films (Firm)
Other author/creatorGramercy Pictures.
Other author/creatorPropaganda Films (Firm)
Other author/creatorSingle Cell Pictures.
Other author/creatorUniversal Pictures (Firm)
Contents Dance of despair and disillusionment -- Wintry economic climate -- Abelard & Héloise -- Lestercorp 610 11th Ave. NYC 10012 -- Orientation -- Schwartz's -- Don't toy with Floris -- Maxine -- Feel what I feel -- Portal -- Metaphysical can of worms -- Lotte tries Malkovich -- Dr. Lester's house -- Have you ever wanted to be someone else? -- Bernardo's 8:00 pm -- J.M. Inc. -- Dinner at the Schwartz's -- 4:11 am -- Unrequited love -- I moved his arm across your girlfriend's glorious t** -- What the f*** is going on? -- Malkovich goes inside his own portal -- Lotte and Elijah escape -- Malkovich vessel -- Dance of despair and disillusionment (reprise) -- Re-birth of an artist -- Enigmatic John Horatio Malkovich -- Calling your bluff -- Into Malkovich's subconscious -- Time is now -- Old friends and a new vessel -- Closing credits.
Abstract Craig Schwartz is a struggling street puppeteer; in order to make some money, Craig takes a job as a filing clerk. One day he accidentally discovers a door ... a portal into the brain of John Malkovich! For 15 minutes, he experiences the ultimate head trip--He is John Malkovich! Then he's dumped onto the New Jersey turnpike. With his beautiful office mate Maxine and his pet-obsessed wife, they hatch a plan to let others into John's brain for just $200 a trip.
General noteOriginally produced as an American motion picture in 1999.
General noteSpecial features: Theatrical trailer (2 min.); TV spots (1 min.); American Arts & Culture presents: John Horatio Malkovich, dance of despair and disillusionment [featurette] (4 min.); Intimate portrait of the art of puppeteering [featurette] (7 min.); 7 1/2 floor orientation [featurette] (2 min.); Intimate portrait of the art of background driving [featurette] (7 min.); Interview with director Spike Jonze [featurette] (3 min.); Spike's photo album [slide show]; Cast and filmmakers [text feature].
CreditsDirector of photography, Lance Acord ; editor, Eric Zumbrunnen ; music by Carter Burwell ; production designer, K.K. Barrett ; puppeteer, Phillip Huber.
Performer John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, Orson Bean, Mary Kay Place, W. Earl Brown, Carlos Jacott, Willie Garson, Byrne Piven, Gregory Sporleder, Charlie Sheen, John Malkovich.
Audience MPAA Rating: Rated R.
Technical detailsDVD.
LanguageIn English with optional subtitles in English SDH, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formFantasy films.
Genre/formComedy films.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
ISBN0783277415
ISBN9780783277417
UPC 025192266522
Publisher number22665 Universal

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