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English / French
This thought-provoking comedy explores the ideals writers project onto their imaginary creations, by investigating what happens when fiction meets reality. Calvin is a struggling writer, complaining to his therapist that he cannot generate credible stories. He begins to write about a fantasy character called Ruby Sparks, and is astonished when she appears in his life. They begin a romance that he seems to be able to manipulate through his writing. Ruby is played by Zoe Kazan, who is also the film's screenwriter. Her grandfather, Elia Kazan, was a famous Hollywood filmmaker whose made A Streetcar Named Desire.
A memorable performance from a young Marlon Brando, this is a powerful adaptation of the Tennessee Williams play.
14+ years 119 mins
Vivid imaginings and reality mix in this sweetly odd film about dreamer Stephane, who tries to woo his neighbour while stuck in a dull job in Paris.
14+ years 102 mins
Complex but hugely original and very funny comedy that takes apart the way Hollywood movies are normally constructed.
14+ years 114 mins
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