Forgetting Sarah Marshall Analysis

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Think back to the very first time you got dumped. How did you feel? How did you react? How long did it take you to get over it? I’ve heard it said that it usually takes about one month for every three that you were together, but that’s not always the case. In the popular movie “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” it only took Peter Bretter one month, a trip to Hawaii, and a spontaneous hotel desk assistant to get over his newly disbanded 5-year relationship with the popular Television star, Sarah Marshall. Forgetting Sarah Marshall was a romcom, or romantic comedy, that came out in 2008. This “chick flick” in my opinion is quite possibly the best breakup film of all time. I personally watch it after ever failed attempt at human companionship to boost my confidence in high hopes that life after a breakup will get better. It is the perfect remedy to mend a broken heart, or if you’re even in need of a good laugh this is the movie to turn to. The film follows a young struggling musician, Peter Bretter (played by Jason Segel), through the emotional down fall and recovery of a terminated 5-year relationship with the movies title…show more content…
It includes Paul Rud as Chuck the goofy, contradicting, good for nothing, surf instructor, and Jonah Hill as Mathew the waiter who through out the film expresses his admiration for rock star Aldous Snow. These two characters, played by excellent actors, add a ditsy yet laid back feeling to the film and help Peter to relax and forget about all the negative things in his life. Bill Hader plays Brian Bretter, Peter’s supportive yet brutally honest step brother, Jack McBRayer plays Darald a young newlywed catholic with sexual frustrations, and Kristen Wiig plays the awkward and judgmental yoga instructor. These seemingly small roles add an enormous amount of comical enjoyment into the

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