Being John Malkovich [videorecording] / Gramercy Pictures presents a Propaganda Films/Single Cell Pictures production ; directed by Spike Jonze ; written by Charlie Kaufman ; produced by Michael Stipe and Sandy Stern, Steve Golin, Vincent Landay.
Edition: Special ed.
Publisher: [Calif.] : Universal ; USA Home Entertainment, c2000.
Description: 1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Malkovich, John Drama.
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Credits: Director of photography, Lance Acord; editor, Eric Zumbrunnen; music, Carter Burwell.
Performers: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, Orson Bean, Mary Kay Place, John Malkovich.
Notes: English soundtracks with optional French and Spanish subtitles and English closed-captioning.
Widescreen (letterbox format)
Originally produced in 1999 as motion picture.
Special features include 7 1/2-floor orientations, theatrical trailer and tv spots, short documentaries (John Horatio Malkovich... Dance of Despair and Disillusionment; An Intimate Portrait of the Art of Puppeteering) an interview with the director, cast and crew biographies and filmographies, and the director's photo album.
Summary: A struggling street puppeteer takes a job as a filing clerk and discovers a secret door that allows him to enter into the mind and body of actor John Malkovich. For fifteen minutes he experiences being John Malkovich before being dropped out of the sky alongside the New Jersey Turnpike. After sharing this experience with an office colleague and his wife the three hatch a plan to offer this experience to others and charge a fee.