Happy Life (2011) - Rotten Tomatoes

Happy Life (2011)




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Keith, a happy hardcore obsessed record store owner, is desperate to stay afloat in modern day NYC. Will an old-school rave be his ticket back to the top? Or will candy necklaces and glow sticks be the death nails in his techno coffin? -- (C) Official Site


Critic Reviews for Happy Life

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (4)

Acerbic but never cruel.

October 14, 2011 | Full Review…

The movie's dreadful interior lighting might be passed off as atmospheric or a victim of financing, but it mainly makes for difficult viewing.

October 13, 2011 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

The film doesn't seem all that into the subculture it attempts to wryly nostalgize.

October 13, 2011 | Rating: D+ | Full Review…

The most spot-on scenes show passive-aggressive hipster clerks snorting at Keith's flyers for a comeback fundraiser rave and a city suffocating on its own cool.

October 11, 2011 | Full Review…

The closer Happy Life gets to finally finding any joy in the fans of this passé scene, the more depressing it becomes.

October 9, 2011 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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