In this comedy, Lars Lindstrom is an awkwardly shy young man in a small northern town who finally brings home the girl of his dreams to his brother and sister-in-law’s home. The only problem is that she’s not real – she’s a sex doll Lars ordered off the Internet. But sex is not what Lars has in mind, but rather a deep, meaningful relationship. His sister-in-law is worried for him, his brother thinks he’s nuts, but eventually the entire town goes along with his delusion in support of this sweet natured boy that they’ve always loved. —IMDb
I don't know what to think about this film. It made me laugh a few times, it made me feel conected with the main characters, and it made me cringe a lot. The development went in a old hollywood way, and I just wanted this movie to be more like, the main character overcoming his problem completly instead of just going with giving the doll a "life". But whatever, It had a bunch of cute moments and was entertaining.
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