Lars and the Real Girl

Lars and the Real Girl
  • 2007
  • US
  • 1h 46min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Craig Gillespie
  • Written by: Nancy Oliver
  • Cast: Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, Paul Schneider, Kelli Garner, Patricia Clarkson
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Lars Lindstrom (Gosling) is a quiet and sullen young man. His brother Gus (Schneider) and Gus' pregnant wife Karin (Mortimer) try to integrate him into the community with no success until Lars gets an unusual new girlfriend. By turns tender, thoughtful and open hearted, Lars and the Real Girl manages to be both ridiculous and joyous.

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Lars and the Real Girl

13 Mar 20084 stars

If, as the American columnist and poet Don Marquis noted, 'fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in bad clothes', then he should try a few hours in the sub zero Wisconsin town where Lars Lindstrom (Ryan Gosling) lives. Lars is an unusual…

Emily Mortimer on Lars and the Real Girl

14 Feb 2008

Starring alongside a sex doll in Lars and the Real Girl made for some hilarious and touching moments says Emily Mortimer

Emily Mortimer is laughing. 'Bianca's a very subtle actress and incredibly modest. She sits quietly, she waits. She doesn't pace around, throw hissy fits or demand things. And her performance is incredibly low key.' Bianca is Mortimer's Danish/Brazilian…

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