• 2008
  • US
  • 1h 38min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Matt Aselton
  • Written by: Matt Aselton, Adam Nagata
  • Cast: Paul Dano, Zooey Deschanel, Edward Asner, Jane Alexander, John Goodman
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Self-consciously quirky US indie starring Dano as Brian, an unassuming New York mattress salesman whose plan to adopt a Chinese baby is complicated by the unforeseen arrival into his quiet life of Deschanel's kooky and carefree Harriet 'Happy' Lolly. Events unfold in a series of odd off-kilter scenes involving various eccentric characters, delivered at a familiar slow burning, meandering pace.

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11 Jun 20093 stars

ROMANCE/COMEDY Having done morose to such great comic effect as a mute Goth kid in Little Miss Sunshine and zealous to fine dramatic impact as the phoney preacher in There Will Be Blood, boyishly good looking American actor Paul Dano graduates from…

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