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147 Ratings

What Happened Was...

Directed by Tom Noonan
United States, 1994
Comedy, Drama


Two people, one apartment, and a single Friday night in this examination of amorous rituals in an age of dating anxiety. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 1994 Sundance Film Festival.

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What Happened Was... Directed by Tom Noonan

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

1994 | 4 wins including: Dramatic (Grand Jury Prize)

Independent Spirit Awards

1995 | 2 nominations including: Best Female Lead

Chicago International Film Festival

1994 | Winner: Best Feature Film (Silver Hugo)

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