• Released
  • October 14, 2011
  • Art House/Foreign
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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...
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60

Village Voice

By Nick Pinkerton
The most spot-on scenes show passive-aggressive hipster clerks snorting at Keith's flyers for a comeback fundraiser rave and a city...
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60

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
Set in cramped apartments and hole-in-the-wall storefronts in the East Village, Michael M. Bilandic's nanobudget comedy Happy Life plays...
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40

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The film advances the "let's put on a show" genre into a grim and hopeless direction, just right for hard times. In different hands Happy...
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33

The A.V. Club

The roughness of Happy Life's production values and the inconsistency of its amateur actors would be forgivable if it showed any heart, but...
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