Happy, Happy Poster

Release Date: September 16th, 2011

DVD Release Date: January 24th, 2012

R|1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary
Though contentedly married to her loveless high-school sweetheart, a cheerful housewife (Agnes Kittelsen) lands in hot water when a risque encounter goes too far.

Cast: Agnes Kittelsen, Joachim Rafaelsen, Maibritt Saerens, Henrik Rafaelsen, Oskar Hernaes Brandso, Ram Shihab Ebedy, Heine Totland

Director: Anne Sewitsky

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Maipo Film

Distributors: Magnolia Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Winner of Sundance's grand jury prize for world cinema, Happy, Happy is a very strange film. Yet I was happy to be watching. It is short and intense enough that it always seems on track, even if the train goes nowhere. show more

  • In her casually daring - and mostly endearing - debut feature, the Norwegian director Anne Sewitsky mixes and purposely mismatches light and dark moods to tell the story of a rural wife and mother looking for happiness in the wrong places, and finally in the right one. show more

  • If it weren't so good-natured overall, Anne Sewitsky's feature debut Happy, Happy might seem entirely implausible, even for a comedy. show more

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