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Runtime: 114 min

Genres: Comedy | Crime | Drama

Languages: English | Latin

Countries: USA

A lovelorn screenwriter turns to his less talented twin brother for help when his efforts to adapt a non-fiction book go nowhere.

Directors (1)

Writers (3)

Charlie Kaufman (screenplay) and
Donald Kaufman (screenplay)
Susan Orlean (book "The Orchid Thief")

Composers (1)

Editors (1)

Cinematographers (1)

Lance Acord (director of photography)

Actors (47)

Agnes NaDene Baddoo Orlean Dinner Guest (as Agnes Badoo)
Bob Stephenson David
Bob Yerkes Charles Darwin
Brian Cox Robert McKee
Cara Seymour Amelia Kavan
Caron Colvett Laroche's Wife
Catherine Keener Herself (uncredited)
Chris Cooper John Laroche
Curt Clendenin Restaurant Customer (uncredited)
Curtis Hanson Orlean's Husband
David O. Russell Orlean Dinner Guest
Doug Jones Augustus Margary
Gary Farmer Buster Baxley
Gregory Itzin Prosecutor
Jake Magnuson Cafe Customer (uncredited)
Jay Tavare Matthew Osceola
Jim Beaver Ranger Tony
John Cusack Himself (uncredited)
John Etter McKee Lecture Attendee
John Malkovich Himself (uncredited)
Judy Greer Alice the Waitress
Lance Acord Himself (uncredited)
Larry Krask EMT
Lathan Crowe Orchid Vendor (uncredited)
Lisa Love Orlean Dinner Guest
Litefoot Russell (as G. Paul Davis)
Lynn Court Laroche's Dad
Maggie Gyllenhaal Caroline Cunningham
Meryl Streep Susan Orlean
Nancy Lenehan Kaufman's Mother (voice)
Nicolas Cage Charlie Kaufman / Donald Kaufman
Paul Fortune Orlean Dinner Guest
Paul Jasmin Orlean Dinner Guest
Peter Jason Defense Attorney
Ray Berrios Police Officer
Rheagan Wallace Kim Canetti (uncredited)
Roger E. Fanter Laroche's Uncle Jim
Roger Willie Randy
Ron Livingston Marty Bowen
Ryan Bosch Partygoer (uncredited)
Sandra Lee Gimpel Laroche's Mom (as Sandra Gimpel)
Spike Jonze Himself (uncredited)
Stephen Tobolowsky Ranger Steve Neely (scenes deleted)
Susan Orlean Woman in Supermarket (scenes deleted)
Tilda Swinton Valerie Thomas
Tony Collucci Restaurant Customer (uncredited)
Wendy Mogel Orlean Dinner Guest