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Harmony and Me (2009)

Harmony and Me (2009)



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Stubbornly embracing his own unhappiness on the heels of a recent breakup, loquacious young songwriter Harmony's self-imposed exile into misery serves as a source of irritation to his headstrong mother, and a curious source of amusement to his eccentric friends. Justin Rice, Kevin Corrigan, and Pat Healy star.
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Alex Karpovsky
as Mean Man Mike
Justin Rice
as Harmony
Kristen Tucker
as Jessica
Pat Healy
as Matt
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All Critics (14) | Top Critics (8)

Represents much of what is wonderful and fresh about the recent wave of ultra-low-budget American independent filmmaking.

Full Review… | March 25, 2010
Los Angeles Times
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Austin, Texas, has never looked more unlovely, and its residents more clueless, than in Harmony and Me, a funny, wry mumblecore comedy by Bob Byington.

Full Review… | November 5, 2009
Chicago Sun-Times
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In a flat, dry affect, the movie sings the breakup blues.

November 5, 2009
Chicago Tribune
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Despite the film's sketchy aesthetic and barely animate lead, its tone is carefully contrived: I'll wager no one in your circle is as dryly funny or spontaneously surreal as Harmony's nonsupport group.

September 18, 2009
New York Times
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Harmony is a finely tuned comedy, complete with precisely scripted jokes and comic set pieces that swerve toward the playfully perverse.

Full Review… | September 16, 2009
Time Out
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Slight, indifferently shot, and entirely lacking in ballast, Harmony and Me's sole justification for being is that it's consistently very funny.

Full Review… | September 15, 2009
Village Voice
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Audience Reviews for Harmony and Me


A mumblecore-ish debut feature from writer-director Bob Byington that's far less interested in oblique conversational navel-gazing than in dry humor.

Lee Mayo
Lee Mayo

Enjoyed this much more than I expected to... it's nice to see ultra low-budget film making not suck. Complete with Nick Offerman cameo.

Gabe Shedd
Gabe Shedd

This is a surprisingly hilarious indie about a guy trying to get over a breakup. That's about it as far as plot goes. The movie just follows the poor schlubs misadventures, and there is a fine comic payoff in nearly every scene. Here's Harmony's idea of an acceptable eulogy to his departed boss: "He was often unkind to me and it didn`t seem like tough love, like he was trying to inspire me. It seemed more like simple habitual unkindness. I don`t think my memory of him will sustain anything else. Oh, and, uh, he was a pedophile." Funny, no? I`m not sure if this movie would appeal to everyone. "Harmony and Me" is extremely low budget, relentlessly deadpan and I can not figure out who the "Me" in the title is, but I laughed my head off. 4 stars. (Instant Watch on Netflix.)

Clark Bowman
Clark Bowman

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