fb.indiewire.com As perhaps the poster boy for independent cinema in the last seven to eight years, it’s crazy to realize that lo-fi filmmaker Joe Swanberg has never been in competition at the Sundance Film Festival before. While two of his films have played in Park City previously (though one was a short segment in “V/H/S”), Swanberg and his zeitgeist-defining mumblecore movement (read:
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Happy Christmas Synopsis and Credits

When Jenny (Anna Kendrick), a hard partying 20-something moves in with Kelly (Melanie Lynskey), a budding novelist, her film director husband (Joe Swanberg) and their two-year-old son after a break up, the family’s idyllic life is shaken. Jenny begins a rocky relationship with their baby sitter-cum-pot dealer (Mark Webber), and she and a friend, Carson (Lena Dunham), brings Kelly to the realization that an evolution in her life, career and relationship is necessary for her happiness. A new comedy from the director of DRINKING BUDDIES.

"Happy Christmas" stars Anna Kendrick, Joe Swanberg, Lena Dunham, Mark Webber, and Melanie Lynskey.

Directed by Joe Swanberg.
Written by Joe Swanberg.
Production company/distributor: Magnolia Pictures.

Release Date: July 25, 2014

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