Synecdoche, New York

Guess we must be living in a cave because the first I heard that Charlie Kaufman wrote and directed a new film was when I saw the trailer for it at the beginning of another DVD a few nights ago. How did that happen? Did it go straight to DVD? Our favorite oscar winning writer (2005 original screenplay, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) does a movie that flies under our radar? Turns out it had only limited theatrical release and apparently limited marketing as well. Guess that’s how it goes when you don’t live in NYC anymore.  :(

The movie was another of Kaufman’s amazing works of genius in our opinion. Being a fan of surrealism, we loved that the movie takes place in a dream-reality. Here is the trailer…