SYNECDOCHE, NEW YORK
CHARLIE KAUFMAN | USA | 2008 | 124 MIN | R | ENGLISH, GERMAN
In acclaimed screenwriter Charlie Kaufman’s criminally underseen debut, the late Philip Seymour Hoffman completely embodies a conflicted theater director determined to, literally, make the stage his world.
Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Catherine Keener
Part of the Debut series
All filmmakers have to start somewhere. A debut film may catapult a director into the auteur stratosphere or be merely a blip on their IMDb list, yet the debut remains a defining moment that can serve as film forensic for everything that follows.