Will Ferrill plays Harold Crick, a boring
IRS agent who discovers that he's hearing a voice inside his
head which repeats every moment of his life.
Since no one else can hear the voice, Harold
thinks he's going crazy, especially when the voice speaks of
It's very well crafted and has a little
something for both the mind and the heart.
The characters are witty in a natural way--not
just joke machines--more like real people.
The title sums it up pretty well: Stranger
Just the idea of someone hearing their
life being narrated was enough to get me in the theater: "But
for Harold Crick, little did he know he was about to die."
Everything works the way it should in this
light romantic comedy, with a twist.
It's an amusing and amazing film about
life, love, and the power of the written word.
The movie Stranger Than Fiction
is kind of a tender story of a guy who is pretty much plodding
along in his life when an amazing set of circumstances occur.
Then he has to come face to face with his
The film has this comedic side, but at
the same time it has a melancholy and gloomy mood.
Its twisty offbeat premise has a very different
kind of energy--less cynical and more whimsical--like an adult