The Happy Sad


The Happy Sad (2013)


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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

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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.

Aug 19, 2013 | Full Review…

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

Aug 19, 2013 | Full Review…

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

Aug 16, 2013 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

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

Aug 16, 2013 | Full Review…
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Deadly earnestness and sex don't mix well at the movies.

Aug 16, 2013 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

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

Aug 15, 2013 | Rating: 3/5

Audience Reviews for The Happy Sad


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

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