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
Ryan Gosling doesn't get off the hook here - he doesn't really act here, but he's magnificently used by the director. Emily Mortimer's the real star here. This film has a lot of philosophical layers on offer, and still manages to stay simple and human with a catch. Entertaining and calm.
Gillespie ci fa riflettere sull'amore puro di un ragazzo disadattato, che con l'aiuto delle persone a lui vicine si costruisce un mondo immaginario. Nonostante l'ottimo Gosling ed una buona fotografia, il film tende a sfociare nel troppo surrealismo ed è colpevole di un'eccessiva durata.
I was very worried about how I would take Lars and the Real Girl. Despite an Oscar nominated script, a cast of some of my favorites, and a quirky enough plot to pique my interest, I still had many… read review