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Happy Here and Now (2002)

R | | Drama | 8 June 2002 (USA)
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When an unhappy young woman disappears, her worried sister desperately searches the internet for a clue to her missing sibling's whereabouts.

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Michael Almereyda
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Cast

Credited cast:
Karl Geary ... Eddie Mars / Tom
Shalom Harlow ... Muriel
Clarence Williams III ... Bill
Ally Sheedy ... Lois
Josephine Martin Josephine Martin ... Josephine
Gloria Reuben ... Hannah
Liane Balaban ... Amelia
David Arquette ... Eddie
Isabel Gillies ... Isabel
Quintron Quintron ... Quintron
Nic Ratner Nic Ratner ... Peter
John Sinclair John Sinclair ... Himself
Ernie K-Doe Ernie K-Doe ... Himself
Antoinette K-Doe Antoinette K-Doe ... Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Larry Fessenden ... Clifton
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Storyline

In New Orleans, a young woman named Muriel goes missing. Her sister, Amelia, arrives to look for her. Aided by her aunt's lover, an ex-CIA agent named Bill, Amelia finds evidence on Muriel's computer of conversations with a mysterious and philosophical man. Bill and Amelia's search for him is fitful, but we learn that he's Eddie, a local exterminator who wants to produce and direct a movie about Nicholas Tesla. We follow Eddie, full of schemes, and we meet his brother, Tom, a firefighter who may know something about the death of a man whose widow, Hannah, seeks him out. What has happened to Muriel? Is this a world where anything can be known? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for some language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 June 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Segunda Vida See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,867, 18 December 2005

Gross USA:

$3,574

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,574
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Uuuhm What ...
26 February 2006 | by ladymajjiiSee all my reviews

I picked this movie because of the blurb on the back of it. I love New Orleans and IFC. The reason I picked the movie though was never addressed. The cast of characters was cool but the stories were so disjointed. After suffering through 90 minutes of a film that started out making sense,well sort of, it made absolutely no sense at the end. By the way, that is 90 minutes of my life that I would like to ask the director to send back to me as soon as possible. I could use them watching a better film. No one had anything to do with nothing in that movie. I have read other reviews and I ask myself what planet was I watching the movie on. I strongly suggest imbibing in a mind altering substance before watching then it may make sense, maybe.


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