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Stranger than Fiction (2006)
April 2017: Literary License

Directed by Marc Forster
Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson

"This is a story about a man named Harold Crick…" So begins a tale about a solitary man and his fate, but just a few minutes in, something strange happens. While brushing his teeth, Harold overhears the voiceover. Will Ferrell delivers a funny and affecting performance as a man only just starting to live who learns he will soon die for the sake of a novel's narrative arc. Can he convince the author to relent?

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