Keswick Film Club - Being John Malkcovich

Sunday 1st October 5:30 PM

Being John Malkcovich 

Director: Spike Jonze Country: USA
Cert: 15 Year: 1999 Length: 112 mins
Being John Malkcovich

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Synopsis

An unsuccessfully puppeteer (John Cussack) discovers a 'portal' into the mind of John Malkovich and sets up a business selling 15 minute rides inside the actor's head.

This amazingly original, surreal comedy (Jonze's first feature) is all the more surprising as it comes from a Hollywood studio. The cast masterfully keep the audience involved in the convoluted plot, while Jonze has shown himself to be one of the most audacious debut directors in recent times.

Nominated for three Academy Awards, inclusing Best Director.

Critics

open_quote A smart, funny, inventive and totally original movie close_quote Cosmo Landesman, Sunday Times.



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