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Synecdoche, New York

Charlie Kaufman / US, 2008 / 123 min.

A theatre director (Philip Seymour Hoffman) is struggling with his work and the women in his life while trying to create a life-size replica of New York as part of his latest play.

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“In Charlie Kaufman’s Synecdoche, New York, Philip Seymour Hoffman plays a director seeking to create the defining play of his career. But… he just can’t finish it. Even though he’s been trying for decades now. Stunning film on creating theatre with great personal urgency.” (ivo van Hove)

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This movie contains scenes showing explicit sexPersons under 12 years must be accompanied by an adultThis movie contains foul language

Director

Charlie Kaufman

Production year

2008

Country

US

Original title

Synecdoche, New York

Length

123 min.

Language

English

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

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still from Synecdoche, New York (Charlie Kaufman, US 2008)
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