Another Happy Day

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Another Happy Day
An unidentified person in an inner tube on the right side of the poster with the main cast above and title below.
Teaser poster
Directed bySam Levinson
Produced byEllen Barkin
Todd Traina
Michael Nardelli
Pamela Lynn Fielder
Johnny Lin
Salli Newman
Celine Rattray
Gordon Bijelonic
Datari Turner
Written bySam Levinson
StarringEllen Barkin
Kate Bosworth
Ellen Burstyn
Thomas Haden Church
George Kennedy
Ezra Miller
Demi Moore
Siobhan Fallon Hogan
Michael Nardelli
Jeffrey DeMunn
Diana Scarwid
Music byÓlafur Arnalds
CinematographyIvan Strasburg
Edited byRay Hubley
Distributed byPhase 4 Films
Release date
  • January 23, 2011 (2011-01-23) (Sundance)
Running time
119 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$4 million[1]
Box office$355,688[2]

Another Happy Day is a 2011 American black comedy-drama film written and directed by Sam Levinson. The film stars an ensemble cast including Ellen Barkin, Kate Bosworth, Ellen Burstyn, Thomas Haden Church, George Kennedy, Ezra Miller, Demi Moore, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Michael Nardelli, Jeffrey DeMunn, and Diana Scarwid.



Another Happy Day was screened at the 27th Sundance Film Festival on January 23, 2011;[3][4] the film also screened at South by Southwest on March 18, 2011; at the Woodstock Film Festival on September 23; at the Mill Valley Film Festival on October 12; and was given a limited release on November 18.

Barkin received critical acclaim for her performance with many reviewers considering her portrayal as worthy of an Academy Award for Best Actress nomination; the film grossed $8,464 in the domestic box office and $347,224 internationally for a worldwide total of $355,688.[2] It received mixed reviews from critics, holding 45% on Rotten Tomatoes[5] and 46/100 on Metacritic, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[6]


  1. ^ "Another Happy Day (2011) – Box office / business". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  2. ^ a b Another Happy Day at Box Office Mojo
  3. ^ Jay A. Fernandez; Daniel Miller (January 29, 2011). "Sundance: 2011 Festival Award Winners". The Hollywood Reporter blog Risky Business. Retrieved February 4, 2011. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |work= (help)
  4. ^ Fernandez, Jay A. (May 11, 2011). "'Another Happy Day' U.S. Rights Sold to Phase 4 Films". The Hollywood Reporter.
  5. ^ Another Happy Day at Rotten Tomatoes
  6. ^ Another Happy Day at Metacritic

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