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Turn Your Life Around With Help From the Manic Pixie Prostitute [VIDEO]

I See What They Did There

I’ve made my no secret the way I feel about the Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope. In short, I really, really, really don’t like it. I mean, there are worse things that writers do in how they write female characters, but the MPDG just gets to me on a fundamental level for reasons I suspect relate to psychology and my adolescence and therefore will not be addressed here.

Breathe, Rebecca. Breathe.

OK, getting back on track. This short parody, directed by Adam Sacks and written by Leila Cohan-Miccio, involves a guy who hires a prostitute to “turn my life upside-down with your whimsical joie de vivre.” He even brought along props to help her get into character! One of them is a ukelele, because every self-respecting Manic Pixie Dream Girl needs a quirky hobby (or five).

(via: Vulture)

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