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Author: Edward SaxonVincent LandayJonathan DemmeCharlie KaufmanDonald KaufmanAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, California : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2003]
Series: Superbit.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : 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
Videos (DVD)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Susan Orlean; Susan Orlean
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Saxon; Vincent Landay; Jonathan Demme; Charlie Kaufman; Donald 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,; Clinica Estetico, Ltd.,; Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 0767879805 9780767879804
OCLC Number: 51979880
Language Note: In English or dubbed French; optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Based on the book "The orchid thief" by Susan Orlean.
Special features: theatrical trailer, director and cast filmographies.
Credits: Costume designer, Casey Storm ; music, Carter Burwell ; editor, Eric Zumbrunnen ; production designer, K.K. Barrett ; director of photography, Lance Acord.
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton, Cara Seymour, Brian Cox, Judy Greer, Maggie Gyllenhaal.
Awards: Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Chris Cooper) in 2002 ; Golden globe winners, Best supporting actress (Meryl Streep) ; Best supporting actor (Chris Cooper).
Academy Award nominee (2002) for Best Actor (Cage), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Streep), and Best Writing for adapted screenplay (Kaufman and Kaufman).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for language, sexuality, some drug use and violent images.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1 ; widescreen 1.85:1 ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, DTS surround.
Series Title: Superbit.
Other Titles: Adaptation (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures presents in association with Intermedia Films ; a Magnet/Clínica Estético production ; produced by Edward Saxon, Vincent Landay, Jonathan Demme ; screenplay by Charlie Kaufman and Donald Kaufman ; directed by 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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