Being John Malkovich | Malkovich’s Masterful Marionettes

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After Craig Schwartz (John Cusack) takes up permanent residence inside John Malkovich’s head, he and Maxine (Catherine Keener) are able to use his star power to pivot from acting to puppetry, revolutionizing the art world with marionettes.

Craig Schwartz (John Cusack) is a struggling street puppeteer. In order to make some money, Craig takes a job as a filing clerk. One day he accidentally discovers a door… a portal into the mind of John Malkovich (played by John Malkovich)! For 15 minutes, he experiences the ultimate head trip – HE is John Malkovich! Then he’s dumped out onto the New Jersey turnpike! With his beautiful office mate Maxine (Catherine Keener) and his pet-obsessed wife (Cameron Diaz), they hatch a plan to let others into John’s brain for just $200 a trip.

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