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Nick Hern, 2003 - Adaptation (Motion picture) - 141 pages
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This latest head trip from director Spike Jonze ("Being John Malkovich") concerns an orchid collector (Chris Cooper), a journalist (Meryl Streep as author Susan Orlean), and the screenwriter (Charlie Kaufman, played by Nicolas Cage) who, in adapting Susan Orlean's book "The Orchid Thief" writes himself into the movie. Includes the complete screenplay and a selection of b&w movie stills.

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Adaptation: The Shooting Script (Newmarket Shooting Script Series)

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Skate rat turned director Spike Jonze followed up his wildly inventive Being John Malkovich with another metaflick, Adaptation. Written by Charlie Kaufman, the man who brought audiences inside John ... Read full review

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Crazy and completely existential. I can't believe someone can defy all the rules and still get away with it beautifully. I am in awe. I will watch the film now and see how it translates to the page... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Charlie Kaufman's latest film, Human Nature, is currently in production. He lives in Los Angeles.

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