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.
MPAA rating: R, for language, sexuality, some drug use, and violent images.|||adult
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.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Based on the book "The orchid thief" by Susan Orlean.
Special features: theatrical trailer.
Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton, Cara Seymour, Brian Cox, Judy Greer, Maggie Gyllenhaal.
Director of photography, Lance Acord ; editor, Eric Zumbrunnen ; music, Carter Burwell ; costume designer, Casey Storm ; production designer, K.K. Barrett.
DVD; Dolby Digital surround.
Audio in English (5.1 and 2.0) or French (5.1) ; optional subtitles in English or French ; closed-captioned in English.