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WSR Detailed DVD Review
Lars And The Real Girl

Genre: Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 132 (June 2008) Of Widescreen Review®

Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, Paul Schneider, Kelli Garner & Patricia Clarkson

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3
DD Sound Rating: 2.5
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 3.5
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Special Features
Special features include one deleted scene, the featurettes The Real Story Of Lars And The Real Girl (ten minutes) and A Real Leading Lady (six minutes), the original theatrical trailer, and previews.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): MGM Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): M110373
(MPAA Rating): PG-13
(Rating Reason):

Some sex related content
(Retail Price): $27.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 107
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2007
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 04/15/08
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Craig Gillespie
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Lars Lindstrom (Gosling) is a shy and eccentric young man. Living in the garage of his deceased parents

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.82:1 DVD features a limited color scheme, dominated by drab hues of blue and pale brown. Colors are undersaturated in general, which helps solidify the sense of gloom. Black levels are somewhat cloudy, but the near-

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