Lars and the Real Girl: The Role of Unreal Girls in Cinema

Deviating a bit from his role as suave, blue-collar Southernern, Noah Calhoun, in the The Notebook, Ryan Gosling strips off his masculine confidence to play agoraphobic Lars in one of his lesser known works, Craig Gillespie’s 2007 film, Lars and The Real Girl. Situated in a rural Midwestern town, Lars lives in sad mediocrity, working a nameless white collar job, and living in the garage … Continue reading Lars and the Real Girl: The Role of Unreal Girls in Cinema