Synecdoche

19 Sep

Get excited! Synecdoche, the directorial debut from Charlie Kaufman, is released in cinemas State-side this October. Kaufman (best known for penning the screenplays to Being John Malkovich, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Adaptation) is widely regarded as the most creative mind in Hollywood today. The film tells the story of a theatre director (Philip Seymour Hoffman) who struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

Synecdoche premiered at this years Canne Film Festival to mixed buzz. Hot or not, with Kaufman at the helm, you can bet it’s going to be an intriguing ride. Random trivia: The title to this movie is a play on Schenectady, New York, where the movie takes place. Schenectady, New York has the distinction of having the postcode 12345.

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