About the Film | Being John Malkovich Movie Synopsis | Focus Features

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.

Craig Schwartz - John Cusack

Lotte Schwartz - Cameron Diaz

Maxine Lund - Catherine Keener

John Horatio Malkovich - John Malkovich

Floris - Mary Kay Place

Dr. Lester - Orson Bean

Director - Spike Jonze

Producer - Steve Golin

Producer - Vincent Landay

Producer - Sandy Stern

Producer - Michael Stipe

Screenwriter - Charlie Kaufman

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