The first time I saw the 2006 film Stranger Than Fiction, I was smitten. It seemed like the perfect moment in time to watch the film and reflect on the ideas that it presented. It was both what I wanted to do and what I wanted to avoid. Starring Will Ferrell (played the aptly named “Harold Crick”) and narrated by the Emma Thompson (Karen Eiffel), it is a dramatic comedy with a focus on what we have control of in our lives. It explores the unexpected, how we treat one another and how are daily actions define who we are.
My favourite character is Ana Pascal, played by Maggie Gyllenhaal, a partial tax-payer and a bakery owner who challenges and softens the main character. Her weapon? Cookies, of course.Read More