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Being John Malkovich Film Summary & Analysis

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Characters

Craig Schwartz played by John Cusack

Description

Craig is a puppeteer who wants to be famous like his rival, Derek Mantini, but since Craig wants to use puppets to talk about issues, his career seems to be doomed. We first see Craig on the side of the street performing a rather risqué scene from the letters of Elois and Abelard. A little girl stops to watch the puppet show, but when her father realizes what she's watching, he punches Craig and hurries off with his daughter.

Craig is married to Lotte, an animal lover. Craig hates staying in the house while she's out working, so he finally finds a paying job on Floor 71/2. Craig does not understand what his job will be, but he is desperate so he takes the job anyway. Craig falls in love with Maxine and vows to do whatever it takes to...

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