FINDING JOY

By Carlo DE ROSA

APPLIED ART PRODUCTIONS - as PROD

Comedy - Completed 2012

A self-absorbed writer, stuck in more ways than one, rediscovers himself, his offbeat family, and what it means to be happy when he meets Joy, a spirited young woman who asks him to write her obituary.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Comedy, Family
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 96 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Carlo DE ROSA
    • Writer(s)
    • Shona TUCKMAN
    • Producer(s)
    • Brad TUCKMAN, Richard DIPATRI, Shona TUCKMAN
    • Synopsis
    • Pompous and self-absorbed KYLE LIVINGSTON, mid-30s, (Josh Cooke), is unhappily stuck in his life, longing to relive the success of his first novel. His not-so-desirable life rapidly unravels forcing him to return home to his wildly eccentric family with his tail between his legs, only to discover his estranged father, ALAN, 60s, (Barry Bostwick), a handsome agoraphobic curmudgeon, has converted his old bedroom into a tacky bathroom, fueling Kyle’s rage against his family his older brother MARSHALL, 40s, (Tyler Bunch) a goofball telemarketer with a secret, his sister-in-law PATSY, late 30s, (Kiki Harris), a highly strung former cheerleader in the middle of a meltdown, MEL , 14, (Arielle Hoffman) their wise, sensitive, largely ignored daughter, and GLORIA, 60s, (LAINIE KAZAN) Alan’s exuberant, nurturing live-in lady friend.
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