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Year
2010
Runtime
101 min.
Directors
Ryan Fleck, Anna Boden
Genres
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Rating *
7.1
Votes *
114,065
Checks
9,014
Favs
653
Dislikes
84
Favs/checks
7.2% (1:14)
Favs/dislikes
8:1
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  1. Siskoid's avatar

    Siskoid

    This small dramedy is about a depressed teenager who commits himself to a mental institution where he is a patient for five days. In those 5 days, he meets many people worse off than himself, has a positive influence on them, and they on him, and he comes out better for the experience. Beyond the cliché is, I think, Zach Galifianakis' character, who can be seen as an older version of young Craig, reminding the audience that there is no easy cure to depression and other mental health issues and that they are always a struggle. The lack of closure for Galifianakis is a strong, but subtle statement in that direction. The movie nevertheless keeps things light with various POV flights of fancy, but across the board lacks oomph. It's ALMOST really good, but is perhaps not edited sharply enough, lacks just a touch of intensity. At the end, I was left with the impression that it was "cute". Which isn't a bad place to start when discussing mental health with your kids, frankly, and I think the movie will work well with that age group. 6 years 5 months ago
  2. BENtoTHEchen's avatar

    BENtoTHEchen

    surprisingly good, loved the drawing scene with intro by the xx playing 10 years 1 month ago
  3. bartekfm's avatar

    bartekfm

    It could have been so much more, but it's simple, silly, unrealistic but the most important, entertaining movie. 10 years 9 months ago
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