Funny Ha Ha
Funny Ha Ha (2003)

A tale that follows 23-year-old Marnie -- a confused and bemused young woman -- as she travels through her alcohol fuelled daze known as post college graduation. Being recently terminated from her temp job, Marnie decides it's time to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: August 16, 2005
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Critic Score: 87% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This modest, unpretentious character study astutely captures the emotional states of the 20-something slacker.

David Jenkins
Time Out

This is an undoubtedly modest yet wholly pleasurable tale about the difficulties that come with letting go of youth.

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Carina Chocano
Los Angeles Times

By simply re-creating what he has observed, Bujalski has created a tender, funny and stealthily affecting portrait of youthful powerlessness and frustration.

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Xan Brooks

Smart, subtle and excruciatingly honest.

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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

With Marnie, Dollenmayer has managed to transform a sad sack into an indie screen goddess.

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Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly

This isn't improvisation, but rather an adroitly achieved randomness -- the perfect syntax for a generation-defining work about a generation marked by its very lack of definition.

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Wendy Ide
Times [UK]

Refreshingly unpolished, the film uses pained silences like punctuation.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

While the film has a true lived-in feel, and demonstrates a burgeoning talent on the part of its young auteur, its portrait of young slackers lacks the freshness to overcome its all too vivid malaise.

Robert Koehler

A beautifully observant and wholly unpretentious film with roots more in Cassavetes than Sundance-style showbiz.

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Jon Fortgang

Not actually that funny ha ha, but a sensitive and unforced little film about the aimlessness of post-graduate life.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
This has been on my to-watch list for a while. Even considered buying it as it has been hard to find as a rental. Have to say, glad I didn't buy it now,… More
Luke Baldock
Unconventional low-budget offering that goes for reality. The reality is though that this film is just too preoccupied with its realism leaving for a bland and… More
Brandon Rompa
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