Bob, Verushka & the Pursuit of Happiness
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Bob, Verushka & the Pursuit of Happiness
American independent filmmaker Roger Stigliano directs the low-budget romantic comedy Bob, Verushka & the Pursuit of Happiness, originally shot on 16 mm. Bob Friends (played by co-writer Michael Waite) is a thirtysomething salesman who works two jobs and lives with his sister. He has a dream of opening a fast food restaurant for kids selling only pink and blue food. When his boss (Evan R. Press) tells him to spend a few days with the company's top seller, Stephanie (Gheree O'Bannon), he accidentally gets involved with an eccentric con woman named Verushka (Yelena Danova) instead. She… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Happiness involves a warm gun in a cross-cultural clunker."
‑ Ned Martel, New York Times
"Tries to be a new Something Wild; ends up being tamer than tame."
‑ David Sterritt, Christian Science Monitor
"An endearing screwball comedy that brings to mind Jonathan Demme's Something Wild."
‑ V.A. Musetto, New York Post
"Though it seems cruel to disparage a scrappy little independent picture that actually has some ideas but a story about the allure of American consumerism demands a seductive gloss that Stigliano can't deliver."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"While Waite's deadpan delivery eases the torture, Stigliano's micro-budget film plays like a preachy relic of the Gorbachev era."
‑ Akiva Gottlieb, Village Voice
"Delightfully goofy."
‑ Merle Bertrand, Film Threat
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