Renegade Recommendations #15
Starring: Nicholas Cage (X2), Meryl Streep, and Chris Cooper
Directed by: Spike Jonze
Plot Synopsis: This pseudo autobiographical film follows screenwriter Charlie Kaufman as he struggles mighty to adapt a journalist’s book about finding a rare flower into a screenplay, while also staring down into a deep existential chasm. As Charlie, and his twin brother Donald, discover that Susan, the author of the source material, has a secret, they follow her down to Florida where they get more than they bargained for.
Best aspects of the film:
I) Great performances from Cage, Streep, and Cooper
II) An interestingly unique premise
III) A film that keeps you on your toes
Have you seen “Adaptation?” Let me know your thoughts in the comments!
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