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Sweet, quirky not just romantic not just comedy
The unique Zoe Kazan wrote and stars in this quirky, fascinating, and original film about a writer with writer’s block (Paul Dano, Kazan’s real-life main squeeze) who invents the girl of his dreams, writes about her, and watches her become real.
While this film has been billed by reviewers and marketed by publicists as a “romantic comedy,” in many ways it’s not. It’s both more and less. Less predictable, certainly, as the endings of modern romantic comedies are notoriously pat. More … what? Strange? Edgy? Depressing even (at times)? Maybe all of the above. But ultimately upbeat.
The gifted Paul Dano has created a character – a young woman – who is exactly who he wants, or at least so he thinks. It’s not until he meets his ex at a party 2/3 of the way through the movie that the audience really begins to understand what’s going on. And it’s not just hearts and flowers. But no spoilers here.
That Kazan pulled off both this original idea AND the ability to end it in a way that made sense yet left unanswered questions that should be unanswered is testimony to her screen-writing talents. Her roots here are strong: both of her screen writing parents and her famed grandfather Elia. But Zoe is also extremely appealing as the film’s title character, showing a range of acting skills that could make her a star.
And for fun, we get Bening, Banderas, and Gould, all enlivening the proceedings.
Original movies are hard to find, and when you find them, often hard to watch. This film is both original and very watchable.
In an effort to overcome writer’s block, Calvin writes his ideal woman onto the page, naming her Ruby Sparks. He is then – understandably – somewhat surprised to find her, alive and kicking, in his apartment as his live-in girlfriend, exactly as he has written her. After confirming that she is actually real and not just a figment of his imagination, he also determines that he can change her simply by writing the change. This, at first, seems to be the solution when Ruby starts moving on from the personality Calvin wrote for her, but ultimately it causes more problems than it solves.
I don’t want to synopsise more than this. One of the criticisms I have read – more than once – about this film is that writer Zoe Kazan (who plays Ruby against her real-life partner Paul Dano, who plays Calvin) doesn’t know where to go with her basic idea. I disagree – I think the idea is developed well all the way to a dramatic and logical climax, and a payoff which is absolutely right.
My limited experience of Paul Dano is that he has tended to be somewhat wishy-washy: this aspect of his screen persona rather suits Calvin, a quiet, withdrawn, serious individual, and Dano’s performance is excellent. But, for me, Zoe Kazan (who I had never encountered before) was this film. The Ruby Sparks she/Calvin create is such an endearingly real person, notwithstanding that she, of necessary, starts out as a tabula rasa that I fell in love with her as easily as Calvin did. The fact that she and Dano are a real life couple means that the barriers between fiction, meta-fiction and real life are blurred both within the film and outside it and this, too, added an element of enjoyment for me in this small but emotional film.
The soundtrack music – both composed for the film and imported songs – is unusual and very effective.
I really enjoyed this film.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 44 min (104 min), 1 hr 44 min (104 min) (USA)
Genre Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Director Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Writer Zoe Kazan
Actors Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, Annette Bening
Country United States
Awards 1 win & 11 nominations
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Dolby, Datasat, SDDS, Dolby Surround 7.1, Dolby Atmos
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Camera Arri Alexa, Cooke Panchro Lenses
Laboratory DeLuxe (prints), EFILM Digital Laboratories, Hollywood (CA), USA (color and digital services), EFILM Digital Laboratories, Hollywood (CA), USA (digital intermediate)
Film Length 2,946 m (Portugal, 35 mm)
Negative Format Codex
Cinematographic Process ARRIRAW (2.8K) (source format), Digital Intermediate (2K) (master format)
Printed Film Format 35 mm (spherical) (Fuji Eterna-CP 3514DI), D-Cinema