Charlyne Yi (Knocked Up) does not believe in love, or so she says. At the very least, she doesn’t believe in fairy-tale love or the Hollywood mythology of love, and her own experiences have turned her into yet another modern-day skeptic. Charlyne and her friend (and director) Jake embark on a quest across America to make a documentary about the one subject she doesn’t understand: love. Determined to find out if it truly exists, Charlyne talks with friends and strangers, scientists, bikers, romance novelists, and children. Then, shortly after filming begins, Charlyne meets a boy after her own heart: Michael Cera (Superbad, Juno, Scott Pilgrim VS. The World, Youth in Revolt.) As their relationship develops on-camera, her pursuit to discover the nature of love takes on a fresh new urgency. Combining elements of storytelling, reality, and fantasy, Paper Heart brings a fresh perspective to the modern romance and redefines the classic love story.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: Equal parts charming and refreshing, Paper Heart is a quirky mockumentary led by the endearing Charlyne Yi.
Quirky semi-documentary about love is cute for teens.
Cast & Crew
- Anchor Bay Entertainment
- © 2009 Overture Films, LLC
- English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
- Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.