H is for Happiness - Best of Fest

This instant family classic boasts a buoyant, indefatigable freckled heroine in a gloriously realized off-kilter universe. Picture Annie in “a cross between John Hughes and Wes Anderson with a soupçon of Pedro Almodóvar” (Variety). A few years after the death of her younger sister, 12-year-old Candice Phee enlists the precocious new kid in class and her estranged uncle to pull her family from the depths of heartbreak. Based on Barry Jonsberg’s award-winning book, My Life as an Alphabet. AGES 10+

 

"Provides feel-good entertainment for the entire family without pandering - and definitely without sacrificing style or substance."
- Variety

"There is much to appreciate in this film; much to like. You don't just watch it in big bright colours; you remember it in big bright colours too."
- Guardian

 

 


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