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Plot: The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.
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There are only a handful of films that have a distinct polarizing affect on the audience–A Clockwork Orange, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, and I would even lump in American Beauty–these are movies you either get, or you don’t. And if you don’t get it, you will hate it. Open minded viewers need only apply, and that’s certainly the case with “Happiness.” I remember leaving the theater absolutely shocked, and not just because of the events on screen. I was shocked that I found the movie so intelligent and oddly entertaining. The actors surely must have felt that, after reading the screenplay. And there are some big actors in this–veterans like Ben Gazzara, Louise Lasser, Elizabeth Ashley, mixing with new talent like Philip Seymour Hoffman, Camryn Manheim, Dylan Baker, Lara Flynn Boyle, etc.
The subject matter is truly unsettling–a parental figure, respected in his community, does some horrible things, and this is the main reason why so many people have a hard time with this movie. Did this material really need to be examined in modern cinema? Well, yes–in the same way that David Lynch had to explore it in Blue Velvet. Happiness is a masterpiece of irony (even in the title), and finds humor in the most unusual and downright bizarre circumstances. You will not see another movie like it. Guaranteed. And fair warning–you could very well despise it. And it’s probably a fair estimate that its writer/director, Todd Solondz, doesn’t give a damn.
Sex: it’s on everyone’s mind!
The sexual foibles, perversities and hang-ups of a trio of sisters, their parents, neighbors and friends–told in a low, slightly monotone, key. It’s a rich carousel of scared, scary lives with an inter-connecting pattern: the disillusionment of coupling–and how one keeps trying to succeed in this department despite the humiliations. Pretty funny once you get the idea–and only if you’re attuned to this kind of sick black humor. Not for the faint of heart, but extremely clever concoction from talented writer-director Todd Solondz (whose first film, “Welcome To The Dollhouse”, struck me as a stunt). This one is frank, funny, and very warped–almost over-the-top in places, especially the ending–yet kept on track by the terrific performances. Some might compare this to the later “Magnolia” (they’re both tapestry films), but “Happiness” is superior, and certainly less pretentious. *** from ****
Original Language en
Runtime 2 hr 14 min (134 min)
Genre Comedy, Drama
Director Todd Solondz
Writer Todd Solondz
Actors Jane Adams, Jon Lovitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Dylan Baker
Awards Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 12 wins & 25 nominations.
Production Company Good Machine, Killer Films
Sound Mix Dolby
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Camera Panavision Cameras and Lenses
Laboratory DuArt Film Laboratories Inc., New York, USA
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm (Kodak)
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm