Synecdoche, New York
Caden Cotard is a frustrated theatre director so bound up in his own work and failings he almost doesn't notice his wife Adele leaving him. When an unexpected grant of $500,000 allows him to realise his dream; he rents a cavernous warehouse and sets about rehearsing a play based on his life and the world around him, with sets modelled on New York and a script comprising of gnomic post-it notes.
Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams
Director Charlie Kaufman