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1 hr. 25 min.

Plot Summary
A struggling poet (Paul Gordon) starts a vegetarian food stand.

Cast: Paul Gordon , Jonny Mars , Chris Doubek , Liz Fisher ,

Director: Paul Gordon

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Cinema Libre Studio

The Happy Poet (2010)

Release Date: March 14th, 2010|1 hr. 25 min.

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  • 50
    Jesse Cataldo Slant Magazine

    Like its sad-sack main character, whose closed-off personality makes him hard to fully understand or sympathize with, The Happy Poet is too reservedly rough around the edges. show more

  • 70
    Michelle Orange Village Voice

    Off-handed and yet quite artfully observed, The Happy Poet's winsome deadpan offsets its skewering of class and sustainability issues, right through to a tricky ending that, like Bill himself, may not be what it seems. show more

  • 50
    Mike Hale The New York Times

    The consistent comic tone of those earlier scenes - a gentle squirm - makes The Happy Poet a promising debut. show more

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