- 104 min
- Directed by: Jonathan Dayton/Valerie Faris
- Cast: Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, Annette Bening
- UK release: 12 October 2012
Calvin (Dano) is a writer who's been blocked since a phenomenal success in his teens. Desperate, he begins to write about an ideal woman, Ruby Sparks (Kazan), who proceeds to manifest herself in the real world. Despite occasional rockiness it's endearing, tender and clever, with outstanding performances from the leads.
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Reviews & features
Ruby Sparks7 Sep 2012
Thoughtful, engaging romcom from the makers of Little Miss Sunshine
The directors of Little Miss Sunshine deal once again with the clash between romantic idealism and vulgar, messy reality, in a thoughtful, engaging romcom that draws great work from its central pairing. Paul Dano – Little Miss Sunshine’s mournful…
Little Miss Sunshine directors re-team for Ruby Sparks - trailer26 Apr 2012
The film features performances from Paul Dano, Elliot Gould and Steve Coogan
Directing partners Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris are re-uniting with Little Miss Sunshine star Paul Dano for new movie, Ruby Sparks. In it, Dano plays Calvin, an author who somehow manages to create his latest protagonist in real life. Big name…
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