Adaptation.

Not since David Cronenberg attempted Naked Lunch has a filmmaker been faced with a knottier problem of book-to-movie adaptation than Charlie Kaufman. Impressed by his screenplay for BEING JOHN MALKOVICH (1999), Sony Pictures hired Kaufman to turn Susan Orlean's non-fiction best-seller The Orchid Thief into a feature film. The book is a fascinating account...read more

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