Being John Malkovich (1999)
"Ever wanted to be someone else? Now you can. "A puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of the movie star, John Malkovich.
It's Out And There's Nothing Like It
Being John Malkovich leaves you astounded. What happened in that dark
theater? Twist and turn, one thing more fantastical than the next, this
movie is 100 % UNIQUE. Even the introduction and the setting of the film are
outlandish to say the least. The movie develops quickly, plummetting viewers
into the warped world it creates; while the surroundings are strange, they
are presented without leaving the audience convinced and I found that my
questions about Malkovich's mysterious portal, such as "What happens if John
Malkovich goes into his own portal?", were
The directoral work in John Malkovich is quite interested at times as well.
Seeing the world through John Malkovich's eyes is not an easy feat to
accomplish, but is done tactfully.
However, it is the interactions between the characters that fortifies this
film. Cuscack, completely smitten by Catherine Keener's character, finds
that his love is unrequited. There are more twists in this story, but that's
for you to find out, now isn't it? So be John Malkovich!