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Being John Malkovich Film Summary & Analysis

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Being John Malkovich is one of the most original films ever created. Spike Jonze has created a movie without comparison. Charlie Kaufmann wrote the screenplay and sent it to Jonze's father-in-law Francis Ford Coppola who showed it to Jonze. At this point, Jonze chose to direct the film after already becoming famous for his direction of music videos for groups such as the Beastie Boys.

The film takes an in-depth look at what would happen if you could enter someone else's mind. Additionally, the characters explore different types of people and what they will do with unlimited power over another. For example, Craig and Lotte take completely different approaches to dealing with Malkovich and through him, Maxine.

Being John Malkovich is a fantasy movie and everything in the movie sets up a world where anything is possible. After watching the first half hour of the film...

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