Being John Malkovich (1999)
October 29, 1999
Rated R for language and sexuality
At last, a movie for anyone who ever wanted to be someone ... else.
Craig Schwartz (John Cusack) is nearing the end of his string. A gifted street puppeteer, Craig nonetheless is coming up empty-cupped: New York City has little use, or tolerance, for his special talents. His ten-year marriage to Lotte (Cameron Diaz), a workaholic pet store employee who literally brings her work home with her, has become habitual at best. They have no...
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What would being John Malkovich be like? He's one of the most respected performers of the time, a great actor, and from what I've heard, an interesting character. Maybe that's why he is the title character in Being John Malkovich
, a weird, twisted story about a man (John Cusack), his wife (Cameron Diaz), a woman that both of them are infatuated with (Catherine Keener), and an actor with a portal inside his head located on the seven and a half floor of a corporate building (John Malkovich). It's weirder than it sounds. Full movie review »