The greatest works of art -- paintings, books, films, etc. -- don’t just offer escapism, but also provide us the unique opportunity to venture deep within ourselves and find out who we really are. They present us with painful decisions and soul-searching scenarios that gently encourage us to confront our true character, and though it may sound like a heady concept, nothing could be more direct or straightforward. The same could be said about The Words
, a movie centering on a writer who achieves his dreams of greatness by stealing another man’s work, only to be reminded of his shortcomings by the crushing weight of his guilt. It’s a film that addresses some pre...