"Happy Tears" is a Drama film, released in the USA on February 19 of 2010 , starring Parker Posey, Rip Torn, Ellen Barkin, Christian Camargo, Billy Magnussen and Roger Rees.
What was the release date of "Happy Tears":
Happy Tears was initally released in the United States on Friday, February 19, 2010. Also released on this day were The Good Guy, The Ghost Writer, Blood Done Sign My Name, and Dreamkiller. This was nine (9) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, February 11, 2009 in Germany.
What is the casting of "Happy Tears":
At the casting of Happy Tears we find Parker Posey, previously seen in The Eye (2008) and Broken English (2007); Rip Torn (American Cowslip (2008), August (2008)); Ellen Barkin (Brooklyn's Finest (2009), Ocean's Thirteen (2007)) [ more... ]
- Patti D'Arbanville and Celia Weston also appeared together in Celebrity, released in 1998.
- Celia Weston and Patti D'Arbanville can be seen in The Extra Man, released in 2010.
- Richard Barlow and David Adam Smith also appeared in Arlen Faber, released in 2009.
- Ellen Barkin and Billy Magnussen also appeared together in Twelve, released in 2010.
What is the Storyline of "Happy Tears":
Jayne (Parker Posey) and Laura (Demi Moore) are about to take on the first man they just might not be able to handle: their seventy something-year-old father Joe (Rip Torn). Dutiful daughters returning to the house they grew up in, Jayne and Laura are forced to take a closer look at their own not-so-perfect lives while dodging childhood memories. Laura suspects that Joe needs full-time care, but Jayne refuses to believe that their fathers condition is that serious. Jaynes compulsion to escape reality only increases Lauras attempts to yank her back down to earth. Meanwhile, Joe still sings and plays the blues on his prized guitar, and the lively widower even has a new ladyfriend, shameless and sassy Shelly (Ellen Barkin). But as the visible moments of their fathers impending senility increase, the family dynamics spiral out of control. Tensions flare as the close sisters must also juggle their own very different lives Lauras busy environmentalist work schedule and mother of three small children, and Jayne, desperate to finally have a baby with her workaholic art-dealing husband Jackson (Christian Camargo). Their adventures back home are not without magic, mischief and mayhem, and even a search for buried treasure in the backyard! In the end, any tears that Jayne and Laura might shed will be happy ones.
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