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Synecdoche, New York (2008)

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Philip Seymour Hoffman
Caden Cotard
Catherine Keener Catherine Keener
Adele Lack
Sadie Goldstein Sadie Goldstein
Olive (4 years old)
Tom Noonan Tom Noonan
Sammy Barnathan
Peter Friedman Peter Friedman
Emergency Room Doctor
Charles Techman Charles Techman
Like Clockwork Patient
Josh Pais Josh Pais
Ophthalmologist


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Charlie Kaufman Charlie Kaufman
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Feeling in the form of film

7 years, 9 months ago at Nov 19 8:33
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This is not going to be a normal review. I will not make a list. I will not make a list of all the things bad, of all the things good, and all the things mediocre in this film. I will not give it a rating other than verbal. I will only talk about it. I will talk about why I think of it so important. Why I believe it to be among the greatest films of all time. This article will be a celebration of ... read more

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5 years, 8 months ago at Dec 15 17:29
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Unlike anything I’ve ever seen before. When I walked out of the New York theater after I saw it the first time, I didn’t know what to think. I felt something, but I didn’t know what. My mind was focused on the burning house and the series of illnesses that Caden Cotard (Philip Seymour Hoffman) suffers. I thought about how clever it was to hide an event such as the burning house right under o... read more

A (Loose) Over(re)view.

1 year, 1 month ago at Jul 1 19:06
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Charlie Kaufman is arguably one of the finest writers of coming in the 21st century. Debuting with Being John Malkovich, he's continued to impressed many people with his endless originality, amazing characters and wonderful storytelling. It's funny that many people call Eternal Sunshine or Adaptation a Kaufman movie. While he is most of the brains behind those gems, the director is still, in my op... read more
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Description: Theater director Caden Cotard (Philip Seymour Hoffman) is mounting a new play. His life catering to suburban blue-hairs at the local regional theater in Schenectady, New York is looking bleak. His wife has left him to pursue her painting in Berlin, taking their young daughter Olive with her. His therapist, Madeleine Gravis is better at plugging her best-seller than she is at counseling him. A new relationship with the alluringly candid Hazel has prematurely run aground. And a mysterious condition is systematically shutting down each of his autonomic functions, one by one. Worried about the transience of his life, he leaves his h ... (more)
Release date: 21 November 2008
Tags: Drama (15), 2000s (10), Comedy (8), New York (8), 2008 (8), Surreal (7), Surrealism (6), Theater (6), Suicide (5), Betrayal (5), Bomb (4), New York City (4), Theatre (4), (4), Usa (4), Funeral (3), Symbolism (3), Mysterious Man (3), Pink (3), Black Panties (3)
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" Vista: 20/05/2017. Vista por primera vez. Opinión: No tengo palabras para describir lo increíblemente poderoso de todo el filme, no es solo la película menos excéntrica (sin dejar de lado el surrealismo, eso si), y mas madura de toda su filmografia, si no que también es su obra maestra y difícilmente el escritor podrá llegar a la mitad de la calidad que alcanzo en este filme. No solo el filme logra tener temas tan complejos como la muerte, las implicaciones de esta, morir sin estar satis"


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You'll notice the final line of the this review will match with one of the funniest, but also tragic (The more you think about it) scenes in the film.
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A (Loose) Over(re)view.

“Charlie Kaufman is arguably one of the finest writers of coming in the 21st century. Debuting with Being John Malkovich, he's continued to impressed many people with his endless originality, amazing characters and wonderful storytelling. It's funny that many people call Eternal Sunshine or Adaptation a Kaufman movie. While he is most of the brains behind those gems, the director is still, in my opinion, the main man behind the picture. But still, the fact that it's called a Kaufman movie even when he's not the entire driving force behind tells you something.

Enter his 2008 directorial debut, Synecdoche, New York, showing Kaufman's full style when he's behind the camera and not standing there awkwardly on the set. It takes a while for many of the films meanings to sink in, sometim” read more

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