Polygram Filmed Entertainment presents a Propaganda Films/Single Cell Pictures production,


"Being John Malkovich,"

an unnatural comedy, directed by Spike Jonze and starring John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, Orson Bean, Mary Kay Place and John Malkovich.

Marionette Artist - Phillip Huber


Craig Schwartz (John Cusack) is nearing the end of his rope. The down-and-out-of-work street puppeteer, although talented and entertaining, goes home most days empty-cupped. His ten-year marriage to Lotte (Cameron Diaz), a workaholic pet store employee who literally brings her work home with her, is habitual at best. They have no money, no passion, no escape. With no other prospects, the nimble-fingered Craig takes a job as an entry-level filing clerk at Lester Corp, a "small" company located on the 7 1/2 floor of a Manhattan office building. At his orientation, he meets a beautiful staffer, Maxine Lund (Catherine Keener), and for Craig, it's obsession at first sight. To him, Maxine is an object just waiting to be affected, a woman just waiting to get...loved. For Maxine, however, there's no way, no chance, no how. Dejected, Craig retreats to his office to file. In a moment of exasperation, he slams the drawer causing some of his index cards to fall behind the cabinet. Upon moving it, a small boarded-up door is revealed. Prying open the door, Craig uncovers a passageway. Cautiously, he climbs Into the seemingly harmless hole and, suddenly, is sucked through the dark, wet tunnel beyond. Then, a flash of bright light. No context, no control, no ifs, ands or buts. Craig has discovered a portal to the inside of the unique experience that is John Malkovich. It makes no sense. It has no limits. It is no joke. And this is just the beginning...

(An interview with Phillip) 


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