Directors’ Showcase / UK premiere

Humpday

  • Lynn Shelton /
  • USA /
  • 2009 /
  • 94 mins

Mark Duplass, Joshua Leonard, Alycia Delmore, Lynn Shelton, Trina Willard / Fiction / English

How close would you get to your oldest friend...?

Director: Lynn Shelton
Producers: Steven Schardt, Jennifer Maas, Lynn Shelton
Exec Producer: Dave Nakayama
Editor: Nat Sanders
DoP: Ben Kasulke
Production Designer: Jasminka Vukcevic
Sound Production: Vinny Smith
Music: Vinny Smith

Cast: Mark Duplass, Joshua Leonard, Alycia Delmore, Lynn Shelton, Trina Willard

International Sales:
Laird Adamson, Magnolia Pictures, 49 West 27th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001, USA
tel: +1 212 924 6701, fax: +1 212 924 6742, mobile: +1 917 601 4771
email: ladamson@magpictures.com

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  • #1 David Clarke / Wednesday 24 June, 2009 / 09:28 GMT

    Very disappointing !! In a film, such as this, where the plotline is so weak there is an over reliance on the characters to keep you interested. Unfortunately, the characters felt so contrived (one wore a hat and had a beard which is supposed to prove he has seen the world and is a bit edgy man) that you end up with very little interest in their story. Whilst there were genuinely funny moments some of the dialogue seems to have been straight lifted from a Bill & Ted movie. Maybe, I just didn't get it because I am a bloke and its a film about feelings or maybe it is because the story seemed to be about imposing what the female writer thought men should feel towards long-term mates.
    This film is like totally not awesome dude! Woh!
    Sorry.
  • #2 Amy Shields / Wednesday 24 June, 2009 / 10:18 GMT

    Totally disagree! But then I am a woman?! I really liked it, found characters to be very realistic (even with the contrived arty hat!) and story interesting and certainly held my attention.
  • #3 Nick Prance / Thursday 25 June, 2009 / 22:25 GMT

    Thoroughly enjoyed it. I thought the acting first class and the characters very believable. And actually is was at times genuinely laugh out loud funny. THe final scene of the film was full of a weird kind of tension humour and anticipation, and i think they got it just right. I went not knowing anything about the film, or what to expect and i had a great time

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