One of the most talked about scripts of the year, ADAPTATION is the story of an orchid collector (Chris Cooper), a journalist (Meryl Streep as author Susan Orlean), and the screenwriter (Charlie Kaufman, played by Nicolas Cage) who, in adapting Orlean’s book The Orchid Thief, writes himself and a twin brother (also played by Cage) into the movie.

Chris Cooper won an Academy Award® for Best Supporting Actor, and ADAPTATION was nominated for 4 Academy Awards® including Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Actor Nicolas Cage, and Best Supporting Actress Meryl Streep. Charlie Kaufman received a WGA nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay and was named Best Screenwriter by the National Board of Review.


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