Being John Malkovich is a 1999 American fantasy comedy film directed by Spike Jonze and written by Charlie Kaufman, both making their feature film debut. The film stars John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, and Catherine Keener, with John Malkovich as a satirical version of himself. Cusack plays a puppeteer who finds a portal that leads into Malkovich's mind.
Fabulously funny and delightfully disturbed, "Being John Malkovich'' is the ultimate voyeur movie, a dark and at times malevolent take on what it's like to be in someone else's skull, looking out.
Charlie Kaufman (script) and Spike Jonze (director) burst on the scene together with their collaboration on this crazy masterpiece. 'Being John Malkovich' pushes the limits of storytelling; this wildly imaginative film shows that even the most surreal storyline can still be made entertaining if a filmmaker doesn't care about conventions and knows just what the medium is capable of.
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Jul 13, 2020 · Being John Malkovich is directed by Spike Jonze and was released in 1999. The movie stars John Malkovich, Cameron Diaz, Charlie Sheen, and John Cusack. The story revolves around a puppeteer who takes up a job to support his family. One night, he finds a doorway that leads to the head of the Hollywood actor John Malkovich.
Being John Malkovich utilizes a surreal persona transferral technique to address, among other things, problems of displaced desire. Schwartz and his wife Lotte have both become smitten with a mysterious woman who also works on the 7 1/2th floor. Maxine (Catherine Keener) comes up with the idea to utilize the Malkovich portal as a cash cow.
Lester(Orsen Bean), the owner of the office building, found the portal into Malkovich.His plan is to go into Malkovich with a large number of elderly people, taking them all into Malkovich's younger body which saves them from death and he decided to let Lotte(Cameron Diaz),too.But she tells Lester that his husband Craig (John Cusack)has taken control of Malkovich like his puppets.Meanwhile ...
"Being John Malkovich" is one of the strangest movies that I have ever seen. It is almost impossible to fully explain the plot, structure, and meaning of this movie. I had seen the movie before this viewing; in fact, I watched the movie no more than eight months ago but that does not change the fact that this movie is just as bizarre as my ...
Mar 24, 2016 · John Cusack’s writing partner was the lucky winner who got the opportunity, and hit Malkovich in the head on the first try. Jonze had said the culprit was an annoyed drunk extra . 15.