History Film / TheMirrorHasTwoFaces

24th Jul '16 4:56:28 PM toongrrl1990
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* ICantBelieveAGuyLikeYouWouldNoticeMe: When Greg tells Rose that he met her through an add, he worries that she’ll be upset, but she responds by saying “Why, you picked *me*”. Later, after breaking up with him, Rose says “I really do thank you, Greg. You’re the first man who wanted to marry me, for any reason”

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* ICantBelieveAGuyLikeYouWouldNoticeMe: When Greg tells Rose that he met her through an add, ad, he worries that she’ll be upset, but she responds by saying “Why, you picked *me*”. Later, after breaking up with him, Rose says “I really do thank you, Greg. You’re the first man who wanted to marry me, for any reason”reason”.
** Rose has felt that Alex didn't love her because she wasn't as babelike as Claire and when she gets together with him after her makeover, she figures he is very shallow and dim-witted, not good enough for her.
17th Jul '16 5:56:38 PM toongrrl1990
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* BigEater: Rose loves to eat. Greg loves the fact that she does.

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* BigEater: Rose loves to eat. Greg loves the fact that she does. This is in marked contrast to her mother Hannah (who is prideful of how she doesn't eat very much and chides Rose for her eating habits) and sister Claire (who mostly consumes soup and a side of fruit for lunch).



** The catty, nasally voiced Blonde who receives a taxi pickup instead of Rose is seen in a skin-tight, red velour number.



* LoveMakesYouCrazy: Invoked. Rose tells Greg that she wants “someone to go crazy, out of his mind for me.” Cue Greg, at the end of the film, in the wee hours of the morning, yelling up at Rose’s apartment from the streets,

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* LoveMakesYouCrazy: Invoked. Rose tells Greg that she wants “someone to go crazy, out of his mind for me.” Cue Greg, at the end of the film, in the wee hours of the morning, yelling up at Rose’s apartment from the streets,streets, where Rose has a stop him from getting restrained by the doorman.
* TheMakeover: Takes a whole summer for Rose; she starts exercising, changing her diet from Snowballs to Carrot Sticks, changing her wardrobe, getting makeup tips, and bleaching her hair. This doesn't require removing the glasses she wears for her classes.


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* {{Meganekko}}: Rose wears horn-rimmed specs even after her makeover.
** Greg is a male version and is seen wearing them when playing chess with Rose.


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* ShoutOut: To ''Film/NowVoyager'', another film about a middle-aged single woman with a domineering mother who achieves both romance and a trans-formative makeover.
8th Jul '16 8:26:08 PM toongrrl1990
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* BrainlessBeauty: The type of woman that Henry Fine (Greg's friend) often ends up dating; he is however, aware that such relationships don't last.
---> ''(consoling Greg about Rose)'' I don't date these girls becuase they're well-read. I gave one of them a copy of ''Farewell to Arms''. She thought it was a diet book.
8th Jul '16 8:23:09 PM toongrrl1990
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* {{Golddigger}}: Claire, with a side of SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan.
---> If he weren't gorgeous, rich and straight, I wouldn't even have bothered.
8th Jul '16 8:18:49 PM toongrrl1990
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* JewishAmericanPrincess: Claire and Hannah fit this trope to a tee, with their ItsAllAboutMe attitude, demands, materialism, and more that love seemed to be withheld in their marriages. On the other hand, Claire isn't sexually repressed and is carrying on an affair with her masseuse and talks about her lesbian fantasies. It goes without saying that Rose doesn't fit this stereotype.

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* JewishAmericanPrincess: Claire and Hannah fit this trope to a tee, with their ItsAllAboutMe attitude, demands, materialism, and more that love seemed to be withheld in their marriages. On the other hand, Claire isn't sexually repressed and is carrying on an affair with her masseuse and talks about her lesbian fantasies.fantasies, same goes for Hannah who is shocked that Rose would enter a SexlessMarriage. It goes without saying that Rose doesn't fit this stereotype.


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* LightFeminineDarkFeminine: Sweet and friendly Rose is the light to the bitchy and self-centered Claire's dark.
27th Jun '16 10:56:02 PM toongrrl1990
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* LittleBlackDress: Black is a signature color for Rose, after her makeover she re-introduces herself in a sleek cocktail dress of this color that fits her body like a glove and later dumps Alex while in black shawls and slip.
27th Jun '16 10:51:58 PM toongrrl1990
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* LadyInRed: Claire. She often wears this color a lot and is MsFanservice in-universe, she even flirts with Greg ''after'' he married her sister.

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* LadyInRed: Claire. She often wears this color a lot and is MsFanservice in-universe, she even flirts with Greg ''after'' he married her sister. When Alex sees post-makeover Rose, she is wearing a dark velvet dress of this shade.
27th Jun '16 10:51:14 PM toongrrl1990
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* GracefulLadiesWearPurple: Hannah wears this color in her first, onscreen appearance in a rich-colored designer knock off ensemble and coat.

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* GracefulLadiesWearPurple: GracefulLadiesLikePurple: Hannah wears this color in her first, onscreen appearance in a rich-colored designer knock off ensemble and coat.



* LadyInRed: Claire. She often wears this color a lot and is MsFanservice in-universe, she even flirts with Greg ''after'' he married her sister.



* PinkMeansFeminine: Rose, while clad in black a lot and not loving the pink bridesmaid dress she wears, loves to decorate her room and wear her nightwear in this color; ties into her sweet and romance loving personality. Claire wears a pink suit to Rose's wedding, more illustrating her physical assets.

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* PinkMeansFeminine: Rose, while clad in black a lot and not loving the pink bridesmaid dress she wears, loves to decorate her room and wear her nightwear in this color; ties into her sweet and romance loving personality. Claire wears a pink suit to Rose's wedding, more illustrating her physical assets.assets, and even picks pink as her bridesmaid color.
27th Jun '16 10:47:11 PM toongrrl1990
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* FatBestFriend: Rose's friend Doris, unusually for this trope, she is less awkward with the opposite sex.

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* FatBestFriend: Rose's friend Doris, unusually for this trope, she is less awkward with the opposite sex.sex and much more self-assured.


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* GracefulLadiesWearPurple: Hannah wears this color in her first, onscreen appearance in a rich-colored designer knock off ensemble and coat.
27th Jun '16 10:41:46 PM toongrrl1990
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* PinkMeansFeminine: Rose, while clad in black a lot and not loving the pink bridesmaid dress she wears, loves to decorate her room and wear her nightwear in this color; ties into her sweet and romance loving personality.

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* ParentsAsPeople: Hannah is a very witty woman with great style and beauty tips, but she often does put down Rose when she isn't bossing her daughters around. Hannah later tells Rose that "parents don't mean to hurt their children" and apologized for ever making her eldest daughter feel bad.
* PinkMeansFeminine: Rose, while clad in black a lot and not loving the pink bridesmaid dress she wears, loves to decorate her room and wear her nightwear in this color; ties into her sweet and romance loving personality. Claire wears a pink suit to Rose's wedding, more illustrating her physical assets.
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