The Happy Sad (2013)



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Movie Info

Two young couples in New York-one black and gay, one white and heterosexual-find their lives intertwined as they create new relationship norms, explore sexual identity, and redefine monogamy. (c) Official Facebook

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Ken Urban, Rodney Evans
In Theaters:
Box Office: $7.7k
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Critic Reviews for The Happy Sad

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (8)

Sexy and soapy, this modern-day romance about sexually adventurous couples mixing things up is a gem.

Full Review… | August 19, 2013
San Jose Mercury News
Top Critic

Evans directs energetically, and the personable actors help to keep us involved, but the picture skims stubbornly along the surface.

Full Review… | August 19, 2013
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

An engaging look at a pair of New York couples whose love lives intersect, crisscross, circle and backtrack in hip and provocative ways.

Full Review… | August 16, 2013
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

Strong acting and occasional dives into deeper territory redeem this somewhat contrived chamber piece.

Full Review… | August 16, 2013
Top Critic

Deadly earnestness and sex don't mix well at the movies.

Full Review… | August 16, 2013
New York Post
Top Critic

Romantic confusion and youthful insecurity drive "The Happy Sad," a New York relationship roundelay as restless as the city itself.

Full Review… | August 15, 2013
New York Times
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for The Happy Sad


The Miserably Sad would have been a better title for this exercise in bitterness.

jay nixon

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