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Adaptation. (2002)

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Rheagan Wallace Rheagan Wallace
Kim Canetti
Catherine Keener Catherine Keener
Catherine Keener
John Cusack John Cusack
John Cusack
Curt Clendenin Curt Clendenin
Restaurant Customer
Susan Orlean Susan Orlean
Woman in Supermarket


Written by
Charlie Kaufman Charlie Kaufman
(screenplay)


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This film is a miracle!

7 years, 4 months ago at Jun 3 11:58
5 votes
"There are too many ideas and things and people. Too many directions to go. I was starting to believe the reason it matters to care passionately about something, is that it whittles the world down to a more manageable size."

Although 2002's Adaptation is based on Susan Orlean's nonfiction book The Orchid Thief, it's far more than that label implies. While the screenplay by Charlie K... read more

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3 weeks, 4 days ago at Oct 2 1:19
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Adaptation es una película bastante curiosa. Una historia increíblemente meta basada en las propias vivencias de su escritor, Charlie Kaufman, en su intento de adaptar el libro "The Orchid Thief", en las cuales, sin poder lidiar con dificultad del proceso, decidió escribir una comedia sobre la tediosa experiencia que esta fue. Partiendo de una premisa así, y conociendo el estilo surrealista de... read more

Awesome!!

10 years, 7 months ago at Mar 10 13:57
1 vote
Adaptation is another unusual and deep story that is hilarious and dramatic when it comes to twists and effective consequences. Adaptation is a film that is rather bright and funny regarding flowers and other plants but is very weird because of the way this film is filmed and produced. The story attracted my attention the most as well as the unbelievable ensemble cast. I loved this film a lot beca... read more
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Description: The creative team behind Being John Malkovich -- director Spike Jonze and screenwriter Charlie Kaufman -- return with this equally offbeat comedy, in which Kaufman himself becomes the leading character. Synopsis by Mark Deming Read more at [Link removed - login to see] ... (more)
Release date: 26 December 2002
UPC: 043396076013
Tags: Drama (34), Comedy (25), 2002 (19), 2000s (12), Orchid (11), Book (10), Writing (9), Writer (9), Drugs (9), Evolution (8), (8), Surreal (8), Adaptation (7), Author (6), Swamp (6), Jungle (6), Weird (6), Crime (5), Orchids (5), Nicolas Cage (5)
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“Adaptation es una película bastante curiosa. Una historia increíblemente meta basada en las propias vivencias de su escritor, Charlie Kaufman, en su intento de adaptar el libro "The Orchid Thief", en las cuales, sin poder lidiar con dificultad del proceso, decidió escribir una comedia sobre la tediosa experiencia que esta fue. Partiendo de una premisa así, y conociendo el estilo surrealista de sus películas, uno puede imaginar el tipo de obra con la que se encontrara.

La película nos retrata a Charlie sufriendo un severo bloque de escritor, dando mil vueltas en su cabeza mientras trata de escribir un guion que el considere "honesto y significativo". Mientras se ve atrapado en una neurosis cada vez más grave, vemos como su vidas ve afectada, pues va empeorando en sus fobias” read more

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