Adaptation /

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 int...

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Other Authors: Saxon, Edward, (Producer)
Landay, Vincent,
(Producer)

Demme, Jonathan, 1944-2017,
(Producer)

Kaufman, Charlie, 1958-
(Screenwriter)

Jonze, Spike,
(Director)

Cage, Nicolas, 1965-
(Actor)

Streep, Meryl,
(Actor)

Cooper, Chris, 1951-
(Actor)

Swinton, Tilda,
(Actor)

Seymour, Cara,
(Actor)

Cox, Brian, 1946-
(Actor)

Greer, Judy, 1975-
(Actor)

Gyllenhaal, Maggie, 1977-
(Actor)

Acord, Lance,
(Cinematographer, director of photography.)

Zumbrunnen, Eric,
(Film editor)

Burwell, Carter,
(Composer, composer (expression))

Storm, Casey,
(Costume designer)

Orlean, Susan.
Description of Work:Motion picture
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
French
Published:Culver City, California : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2003]
Series:Superbit.
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Uniform Title:Adaptation (Motion picture)
Summary: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.
Language Notes:In English or dubbed French; optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
General 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.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (approximately 114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
A/V Characteristics:digital optical surround Dolby digital
digital optical Dolby digital
NTSC
Digital Characteristics:digital file DVD video region 1
Credits:Costume designer, Casey Storm ; music, Carter Burwell ; editor, Eric Zumbrunnen ; production designer, K.K. Barrett ; director of photography, Lance Acord.
Performer:Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton, Cara Seymour, Brian Cox, Judy Greer, Maggie Gyllenhaal.
System Details:DVD, region 1 ; widescreen 1.85:1 ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, DTS surround.
Audience:MPAA rating: R; for language, sexuality, some drug use and violent images.
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).
Production Credits:Costume designer, Casey Storm ; music, Carter Burwell ; editor, Eric Zumbrunnen ; production designer, K.K. Barrett ; director of photography, Lance Acord.
ISBN:0767879805
9780767879804