“You never actually live there. The thing that you’re putting in perspective is always over, you know? And the truth is that it’s very hard to live where we really are, but that’s the only place we get to live.”

Charlie Kaufman

Charlie Kaufman, is known for writhing films like Human Nature, Being John Malkovich, Adaptation, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
On the 15th of May his new film (in America it had it's premier in Oct 2008) Synecdoche comes to British cinemas.
“I was trying to present a life with its moments of nothig”, those words and the whole article in this Saturday’s Guardian magazine made me want to watch it.
The main character played by Philip Seymour Hoffman, a theater director struggles with his life, it’s personal and creative part. He attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play!
Reviews are good and bad some say about disappointment but just that story about artist’s impossible vision, his struggle, lack of understanding by others and Kaufman’s words of course make me want to watch it and judge this film for myself!
I recommend the mentioned Guardian interview, you can read it here.
One of my favorite fragments in the article was a story about a fictional diary he wrote in fourth grade. It was about all of history's greatest explorers in which, "for some reason, I'm essential to them in their explorations; so Columbus and Ponce de León and all these guys, they're always calling me...”
Well, that’s all for now, read and watch it for yourself :)

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