Lars and the Real Girl
October 1, 2008
This is said to be a Comedy/Drama. I’d like to classify it as a passive psycological thriller.
The plot is about a delusional man who thinks his blowup doll is real.
But as the story unwound I felt compelled to probe into the mirror and check for existing delusions in meself.
It’s scary, because throughout the film it shows that the ones we love tend to play along with our delusions just to make us happy. And in the process we miss a lot of things which are right in front of our eyes.
This film actually made me focus on the present moment, rethink my priorities and take a reality check before doing anything else. A dose of intense physical exercise, meditation and a hot shower later, I’m still trying to figure out what’s real and what’s not.