Being John Malkovich 1999
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Being John Malkovich 1999
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Plot: A puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of the movie star, John Malkovich.
Story: Puppeteer Craig Schwartz and animal lover and pet store clerk Lotte Schwartz are just going through the motions of their marriage. Despite not being able to earn a living solely through puppeteering, Craig loves his profession as it allows him to inhabit the skin of others. He begins to take the ability to inhabit the skin of others to the next level when he is forced to take a job as a file clerk for the off-kilter LesterCorp, located on the five-foot tall 7½ floor of a Manhattan office building. Behind one of the filing cabinets in his work area, Craig finds a hidden door which he learns is a portal into the mind of John Malkovich, the visit through the portal which lasts fifteen minutes after which the person is spit into a ditch next to the New Jersey Turnpike. Craig is fascinated by the meaning of life associated with this finding. Lotte's trips through the portal make her evaluate her own self...
Did you know: Director Cameo: [Spike Jonze] Derek Mantini's assistant.
Release date: 19 November 1999
User Votes: 7.8
Countries: USA,
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy,
MPAA Rating: image
Runtime: 112 minutes
Oscars: None
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