Manic Pixie Dream Girl

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Bob La Rice: The AV Club defines it as an attractive female character who "exists solely in the fevered imaginations of sensitive writer-directors to teach broodingly soulful young men to embrace life and its infinite mysteries and adventures."

Typical examples include Natalie Portman in "Garden State", Kirsten Dunst in "Elizabethtown", Meg Ryan in "Joe Versus the Volcano", Kate Hudson in "Almost Famous"...
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