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4,536 Ratings


Directed by Todd Solondz
United States, 1998


Set in the suburbs of New Jersey, this darkly comic, unsettling feature follows the lives of the Jordan sisters — perky, wannabe-musician Joy, cheery housewife and mother of three Trish, and sultry, sophisticated poet Helen — after a failed date brings a curse upon their family.

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Happiness Directed by Todd Solondz

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1998 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

Independent Spirit Awards

1999 | 3 nominations including: Best Director

Toronto International Film Festival

1998 | Winner: Metro Media Award

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