Two sisters return home to deal with their ailing father, only to face some surprising situations. There’s an art to going home without going crazy. Starring Parker Posey, Demi More, Rip Torn, and Ellen Barkin.

Written and Directed by Mitchell Lichtenstein


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“Posey and Moore’s portrayals are among their career bests.” Los Angeles Times

“Hollywood’s strong female actors have in Lichtenstein a young talent who gives them the roles they deserve.”
IE Weekly

“Demi Moore steals HAPPY TEARS… in what may be the warmest performance of her career.” New York Post

“The film is a fun ride. You laugh at the rich sister and the poor sister… the father who’s dating a ‘nurse’ (really a crack addict deliriously played by Ellen Barkin).” Indiewire