Nicolas Cage is Charlie Kaufman, a confused L.A. screenwriter overwhelmed by feelings of inadequacy, sexual frustration, self-loathing, and by the screenwriting ambitions of his freeloading twin brother Donald. While struggling to adapt The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean, Kaufman’s life spins from pathetic to bizarre. The lives of Kaufman and Orlean’s book become strangely intertwined as each one’s search for passion collides with the others’.
With Introduction by Susan Orlean
USA 2002, 115 min, Dir: Spike Jonze