Being John Malkovich

Director: Spike Jonze. Cast: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, John Malkovich, Catherine Keener, Orson Bean, Mary Kay Place, Octavia Spencer, Ned Bellamy, Byrne Piven, Judith Wetzell, Charlie Sheen. Screenplay: Charlie Kaufman.

Not yet reviewed in full. B+

(in November 1999: A–)


Academy Award Nominations:
Best Director: Spike Jonze
Best Supporting Actress: Catherine Keener
Best Original Screenplay: Charlie Kaufman

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Picture (Musical/Comedy)
Best Supporting Actress: Cameron Diaz
Best Supporting Actress: Catherine Keener
Best Screenplay: Charlie Kaufman

Other Awards:
Venice Film Festival: FIPRESCI Prize; Future Film Festival Digital Award (Special Mention)
Producers Guild of America: Vision Award
Independent Spirit Awards: Best First Feature; Best First Screenplay
New York Film Critics Circle: Best First Film; Best Supporting Actress (Keener); Best Supporting Actor (Malkovich)
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Screenplay
National Society of Film Critics: Best Picture (tie); Best Screenplay
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Screenplay
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best Original Screenplay
Satellite Awards: Best Picture (Musical/Comedy); Best Supporting Actress, Musical/Comedy (Keener)

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