Happy New Year (2012)





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Sgt. Cole Lewis, mentally and physically scarred by his time served in Iraq and Afghanistan, finds humanity, compassion and friendship in a group of similarly injured veterans in the psychiatric ward at a remote Veterans Hospital. Through humor and pathos, Lewis becomes a ray of hope in the ward, as the men find a way to combat their post-war grief. However, just as their luck starts to change, Lewis soon faces his fiercest battle yet. (c) Official Site
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Michael Cuomo
as Staff Sgt. Cole Lewis
J.D. Williams
as Jerome
José Yenque
as Martinez
Wilmer Calderon
as Santiago
Noah Mills
as Looch
Seth Barrish
as Dr. Keith
Tim Sloan
as Jesus
Tina Sloan
as Grace
Alan Dale
as Bill
Karl Jacob
as Brian
Terrence Gray
as Senator Charles
Hunter Emery
as Johnson
Chris Barber
as Barnes
Patricia Alexandro
as Anesthesiologist
Patrick Blumer
as ICU Nurse
Ankara Martinez
as Cocktail Waitress
Francis Cooper
as Orderly #1
Dan Kaplan
as Orderly #2
John J. Palomino
as Veteran in Gym
as Bouncer
Joseph Marcello
as Stripclub Announcer
Josh Mendelow
as Bar Patron
Taylor Ruckel
as Bar Patron
Emilio Savone
as Bar Patron
Thomas Reardon
as Antwone Dinsley (TV Talkshow Host0
Cher Santiago
as Tina (TV Talkshow Guest)
Maurice Clemons
as Marcus (TV Talkshow Guest)
Sarah Babb
as Natalie (TV Talkshow Guest)
Nathan Mirsky
as Looch's Son
Stephanie Wise
as Woman in Crack Den
Mike Scotti
as Marine Radio Voice
Victoria Hay
as British Newscast Voiceover
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Critic Reviews for Happy New Year

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (2)

A dully directed movie that sends a message but lacks oomph.

Full Review… | December 6, 2012
New York Times
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So trite that it's unwittingly insensitive.

Full Review… | December 4, 2012
Village Voice
Top Critic

Dark, funny, and deeply affecting

Full Review… | November 16, 2012
Film Journal International

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