Trailer: Synecdoche, New York

This is the trailer for Synecdoche, New Yorkwhich is the directorial debut of Charlie Kaufman, best known as the screenwriter of Being John MalkovichAdaptation and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

It stars Philip Seymour Hoffman as a theatre director in Schenectady, New York who has to cope with his wife leaving him and a mysterious illness.

Worried about his life, he moves his theater company to a warehouse where he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York as part of his new play.

Catherine KeenerMichelle WilliamsSamantha Morton and Hope Davis co-star.

It opens in the US on October 24th and will also screen at the upcoming London Film Festival (a general UK release is TBC)

Synecdoche, New York at the IMDb
> Find out more about Charlie Kaufman at Wikipedia
> Critical reactions to the film at the Cannes Film Festival back in May