R | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A novelist struggling with writer's block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence.
The book that has been torn apart by the dog, Scotty, is a copy of the novel "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger. Both the writer and the novel are referenced several times in the movie.
I had a weird dream last night. There was this girl...
Harry: What'd she look like?
Calvin Weir-Fields: ...Like a normal girl, someone I made up.
Harry: Did you have sex?
Calvin Weir-Fields: No, she just talked to me.
Harry: That's fucking depressing.
Calvin Weir-Fields: It was actually really nice.
Harry: Seriously? You don't even get...
When Calvin drives his BMW home from the party at night, the tachometer shows the engine at 0 rpm, and the needle never moves.
This film is dedicated to Jay Kaplan who brought love and magic to everyone he met.
$140,822 (USA) (29 July 2012)