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1 hr. 13 min.

Plot Summary
A lover (Tom McCaffrey) of 1990s techno-pop hires a legendary DJ (Gilles Decamps) to preside over a rave that he hopes will save his failing music store.

Cast: Tom McCaffrey , Amanda Salane , Gilles Decamps , Kate Lyn Sheil , Alexander Ross Perry , Sarah Croce ,

Director: Michael M. Bilandic

Genres: Comedy

Happy Life (2011)

Release Date: October 14th, 2011|1 hr. 13 min.

critic reviews (5)
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  • 75
    Slant Magazine

    First-time writer-director Michael M. Bilandic's tongue-in-cheek, bare-knuckles approach to his ultra-low budget paean to a dying breed is a welcome piece of independent filmmaking. show more

  • 60
    Nick Pinkerton Village Voice

    The most spot-on scenes show passive-aggressive hipster clerks snorting at Keith's flyers for a comeback fundraiser rave and a city suffocating on its own cool. show more

  • 60
    Ronnie Scheib Variety

    Set in cramped apartments and hole-in-the-wall storefronts in the East Village, Michael M. Bilandic's nanobudget comedy Happy Life plays like a poor schlub's "High Fidelity." show more

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