• Released
  • March 22, 2013
  • (Laemmle Monica 4-Plex)
  • NR , 1 hr 25 min
  • Comedy
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The Happy Poet Synopsis
A struggling poet (Paul Gordon) starts a vegetarian food stand.
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Village Voice

By Michelle Orange
Off-handed and yet quite artfully observed, The Happy Poet's winsome deadpan offsets its skewering of class and sustainability issues,...
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50

Slant Magazine

By Jesse Cataldo
Like its sad-sack main character, whose closed-off personality makes him hard to fully understand or sympathize with, The Happy Poet is too...
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50

The New York Times

By Mike Hale
The consistent comic tone of those earlier scenes - a gentle squirm - makes The Happy Poet a promising debut.
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40

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
Both subscribes to and somewhat departs from the bare-bones improvisational formula established by the mumblecore movement, sometimes...
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Rated NR