The Happy Sad Poster

Release Date: 2013

DVD Release Date: March 18th, 2014

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 27 min

Plot Summary
The lives of two couples in New York City -- one, gay and black, and the other, heterosexual and white -- intertwine when they explore sexual identity and redefine monogamy.

Cast: Sorel Carradine, Cameron Scoggins, Maria Dizzia, Jamie Harrold, Sue Jean Kim, Michael Nathanson, Devon O'Brien, Leroy McClain

Director: Rodney Evans

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Evans directs energetically, and the personable actors help to keep us involved, but the picture skims stubbornly along the surface. show more

  • Ken Urban, adapting his own play, fumbles at injections of urban, and decidedly not urbane, levity, in addition to telegraphing entire subplots. show more

  • A movie about bisexuals sounds fresh and fun on paper, but a sensitive acoustic song under the opening credits shows exactly where The Happy Sad is going. Deadly earnestness and sex don’t mix well at the movies. show more

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