Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Release Date: 01 January 2008
Reality fragments as painter Adele Cotard calls a time out from her marriage to beleaguered theatre director Caden, and decides to head for Germany with their four-year-old daughter, Olive, to give the relationship a little breathing space. He falls under the spell of box office tease Hazel and wins a grant to stage a theatrical experience like no other. So he attempts to distill his own life on stage hiring Hazel as his assistant and casting actress Claire to play Hazel on stage. Marriage beckons and Caden recasts actress Tammy as Hazel. Layers of illusion and fantasy overlap until Caden's entire world threatens to collapse around him.