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All Happy Families

  Haroula Rose

  United States     90 minutes


Chicago native Haroula Rose (Once Upon a River) directs this delightful dysfunctional family comedy about Graham Landry (Josh Radnor), an eternally aspiring actor in Chicago who’s stuck in a funk and living in his family’s crumbling two-flat. When an old college crush (Chandra Russel) comes looking to rent the first floor apartment at the same time as his TV star brother Will’s (Rob Huebel) return home, Graham must finally grow up — if he can get out of his own way.

With a stellar cast of comic talents led by the lovable Radnor (How I Met Your Mother) and the love-to-hate Huebel (Childrens Hospital) and David Pasquesi playing a sleazy family friend, All Happy Families wrings humor and pathos from its flawed, yet sympathetic cast of characters as they try to overcome bad choices, entrenched sexism, and their own human foibles.


headshot: Haroula RoseDirector Spotlight

We chatted with director Haroula Rose about her very Chicago film All Happy Families,, how music fits into her filmmaking, and of course, her favorite Chicago movies.

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Film Credits

  •   Liz Cardenas, Ian Keiser, Coburn Goss, Mary Munez
  •   Coburn Goss, Haroula Rose
  •   Caralyn Moore, Alex Marquez
  •   Johanna Coelho
  •   Josh Radnor, Becky Ann Baker, Rob Huebel, Chandra Russell, John Ashton, Colleen Camp, David Pasquesi
  •   Zac Rae, Oliver Hill
  •   Ted Reilly, Kelly Waller, Mark Glassgow, Rhianon Jones, Tristan Scott-Behrends, Marshall Cordell, Susan Berghoef, Milan Chakraborty, Jack Williams, Michael Shannon
  •   Ten to the Six, Chicago Media Angels, Glass Bead Films, Neon Heart, Fair Enough


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