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2 hr. 19 min.

Plot Summary
This dark ensemble-comedy is centered on the three Jordan sisters. Joy (Jane Adams) moves through lackluster jobs with no sense of purpose. Now employed teaching adults, she is dating a student, Russian taxi-driver Vlad (Jared Harris). Helen (Lara Flynn Boyle) is an esteemed poet who becomes amused by her perverted neighbor, Allen (Philip Seymour Hoffman). And eldest sister Trish (Cynthia Stevenson) is married to Bill (Dylan Baker), a psychiatrist with a very disturbing secret life.

Cast: Jane Adams , Dylan Baker , Lara Flynn Boyle , Ben Gazzara , Jared Harris , Philip Seymour Hoffman , Jon Lovitz , Marla Maples

Director: Todd Solondz

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Good Machine International

Happiness (1998)

Release Date: October 11th, 1998|2 hr. 19 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    The aftertaste of that father-son scene is so strong, so disturbing, that the riches of Happiness -- its writing, its performances, its trenchant wit -- all seem a bit diminished in the bargain. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    One of the most challenging movies in years. show more

  • 100
    New York Daily News

    Masterful. show more

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