This movie is based on the Trilogy Novel called "Cheshmane John Malkovich" (John Malkovich's Eyes). It has 3 episodes namely "Kamin" (Ambush), "Sayeha Bidarand" (The Shadows are Awake) and "Cheshmane John Malkovich" (John Malkovich's Eyes.
Andrew Garfield, Mahershala Ali, Ruth Negga, and five others received their first-ever acting nominations for 2017. While these actors are new to the Academy Awards, you may recognize them from their earlier work.
Story begins with a 14-year-old girl called Ningaal Bardin and her best friend Tissa Bertas who are both huge fans of a Hollywood actor named, Viggo Mortensen. Life is normal for both of the teenagers until Nin Bardin catches a "No more blood..." T-shirt, Viggo Mortensen throws out to the crowds at National Peace March before reading his poem, "Back to Babylon". That's when the incredible story begins... Written by
This story really touched my heart and I like the way story is told.
The best and most amusing scene is when the two cats try to talk to Sam with their eyes, How on earth could they make the cats act and express themselves with their eyes, thats Absolutely Fabulous!
Overall, a very entertaining and decent movie with brilliant performances down to the smallest parts and best adapted screenplay, the lovely beautiful score, most believable characters, a great film and certainly deserves more distribution and recognition.
It can be a bit disappointing sometimes as well not to see some very essential seasons of the novel in the film.
Anyway, it was a deep movie and had more interior than exterior.
(My advice: Read the novel first)
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