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The Resource Being John Malkovich, 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, (videorecording)

Being John Malkovich, 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, (videorecording)

Label
Being John Malkovich
Title
Being John Malkovich
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
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
Cataloging source
IWC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Lance Acord ; editor, Eric Zumbrunnen ; music, Carter Burwell
Dewey number
791.43615
Intended audience
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Rated R
Language note
  • Closed captioned
  • English soundtracks, with optional French and Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.F36
LC item number
.B334 2000
PerformerNote
John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, Orson Bean, Mary Kay Place, John Malkovich
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1958-
  • 1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jonze, Spike
  • Kaufman, Charlie
  • Cusack, John
  • Diaz, Cameron
  • Keener, Catherine
  • Bean, Orson
  • Place, Mary Kay
  • Malkovich, John
  • Gramercy Pictures
  • Propaganda Films (Firm)
  • Single Cell Pictures
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • USA Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
113
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Malkovich, John
  • Malkovich, John
Technique
live action
Label
Being John Malkovich, 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Dance of despair and disillusionment -- Wintry economic climate -- Abelard & Héloise -- Lestercorp 610 11th Ave. NYC 10012 -- Orientation -- Schwartz's -- Don't toy with Floris -- Maxine -- Feel what I feel -- Portal -- Metaphysical can of worms -- Lotte tries Malkovich -- Dr. Lester's house -- Have you ever wanted to be someone else? -- Bernardo's 8:00 pm -- J.M. Inc. -- Dinner at the Schwartz's -- 4:11 am -- Unrequited love -- I moved his arm across your girlfriend's glorious t** -- What the f*** is going on? -- Malkovich goes inside his own portal -- Lotte and Elijah escape -- Malkovich vessel -- Dance of despair and disillusionment (reprise) -- Re-birth of an artist -- Enigmatic John Horatio Malkovich -- Calling your bluff -- Into Malkovich's subconscious -- Time is now -- Old friends and a new vessel -- Closing credits
Control code
ocm44999095
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min.)
Isbn
9780783277417
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044005975727
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
440 059 757-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)44999095
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen (letterbox format), aspect ratio 1.85:1; Dolby Digital 5.1, 2.0 Dolby surround (English); dual layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Being John Malkovich, 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Dance of despair and disillusionment -- Wintry economic climate -- Abelard & Héloise -- Lestercorp 610 11th Ave. NYC 10012 -- Orientation -- Schwartz's -- Don't toy with Floris -- Maxine -- Feel what I feel -- Portal -- Metaphysical can of worms -- Lotte tries Malkovich -- Dr. Lester's house -- Have you ever wanted to be someone else? -- Bernardo's 8:00 pm -- J.M. Inc. -- Dinner at the Schwartz's -- 4:11 am -- Unrequited love -- I moved his arm across your girlfriend's glorious t** -- What the f*** is going on? -- Malkovich goes inside his own portal -- Lotte and Elijah escape -- Malkovich vessel -- Dance of despair and disillusionment (reprise) -- Re-birth of an artist -- Enigmatic John Horatio Malkovich -- Calling your bluff -- Into Malkovich's subconscious -- Time is now -- Old friends and a new vessel -- Closing credits
Control code
ocm44999095
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min.)
Isbn
9780783277417
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044005975727
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
440 059 757-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)44999095
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen (letterbox format), aspect ratio 1.85:1; Dolby Digital 5.1, 2.0 Dolby surround (English); dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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