Ruby Sparks

Ruby Sparks
  • 2012
  • US
  • 1h 44min
  • 15
  • 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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Ruby Sparks

7 Sep 20124 stars

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 mute…

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