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Plot, Details & Awards

Happy Here and Now

Rated R for some language.

R In Theaters 12/14/2005 , 89min.
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Plot & Details

Drawn into a menacing underground world of the New Orleans elite while searching for her missing sister, Muriel (Shalom Harlow), Amelia (Liane Balaban) is aided in her investigation by ex-CIA agent Bill (Clarence Williams III) in this effort from Nadja director Michael Almereyda. Soon discovering mysterious webcam footage on Muriel's laptop computer that will seemingly aid them in finding Amelia's sister, the duo is confronted with shifting identities in a scene where no one is quite who they appear to be on the surface. An obscure and disturbing study in the nature of avatars in the age of technological isolation, Almereyda's haunting drama soon leads Amelia and Bill into a complex web buried deep in the underground of a mysterious and sometimes menacing city.

Independent Spirit Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2003 Independent Spirit Awards Producers Award Anthony Katagas Nominated
2003 Independent Spirit Awards Producers Award Callum Greene Nominated

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