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Author: Edward SaxonVincent LandayJonathan DemmeCharlie KaufmanSpike JonzeAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2003], ©2002.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, "New Yorker" journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt a best-selling book, he writes himself into the movie plot.
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Drama
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Film and video adaptations
Named Person: Susan Orlean; Susan Orlean
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Saxon; Vincent Landay; Jonathan Demme; Charlie Kaufman; Spike Jonze; Nicolas Cage; Meryl Streep; Chris Cooper; Tilda Swinton; Cara Seymour; Brian Cox; Judy Greer; Maggie Gyllenhaal; Lance Acord; Eric Zumbrunnen; Carter Burwell; Casey Storm; K K Barrett; Susan Orlean; Columbia Pictures Corporation.; Intermedia Films.; Magnet (Firm); Clinica Estetico, Ltd.; Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0767876156 9780767876155
OCLC Number: 51854500
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Based on the book "The orchid thief" by Susan Orlean.
Credits: Director of photography, Lance Acord ; editor, Eric Zumbrunnen ; music, Carter Burwell ; costume designer, Casey Storm ; production designer, K.K. Barrett.
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton, Cara Seymour, Brian Cox, Judy Greer, Maggie Gyllenhaal.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videocassette (114 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, Dolby surround, Dolby digital, DTS.
Other Titles: Adaptation (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures presents in association with Intermedia Films a Magnet/Clinica Estetico production ; producers, Edward Saxon, Vincent Landay, Jonathan Demme ; screenplay writers, Charlie Kaufman, Donald Kaufman ; director, Spike Jonze.

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Blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, "New Yorker" journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt a best-selling book, he writes himself into the movie plot.

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