Money Buys Happiness
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In this drama from experimental filmmaker Gregg Lachow, a man named Money (Jeff Weatherford) and his wife Georgia (Megan Murphy) are looking for happiness, though neither seems sure just where to find it. While Money believes they should renounce all their material possessions to celebrate the new millennium, Georgia is disinterested and instead tries to make contact with a former lover named V. When a close friend of the couple commits suicide, they are given his piano, which they have to push 50 blocks back to their house. While Money tries to lug the piano back home, Georgia takes care of… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"All in all, Money Buys Happiness shows that Lachow is a director worth keeping an eye on."
‑ V.A. Musetto, New York Post
"Neither too surreal nor too self-involved, the film leavens its obvious symbolism with quirky digressions and a sharp appreciation of all the troublesome details of a troubled marriage."
‑ Ken Fox, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Like watching an acting exercise in the rehearsal stages; this project feels as if it is still on its way to being realized."
‑ Elvis Mitchell, New York Times
"There are glimmers of good filmmaking in Money Buys Happiness, but the main characters are generally unlikeable."
‑ Cheryl DeWolfe, Apollo Guide
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