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Happiness(1998)

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  • Nominated for the 1998 award for Best Screenplay (Todd Solondz) from the Chicago Film Critics Association.
  • Winner of International Critics Prize at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.
  • Winner of Metro Media Award at the 1998 Toronto International Film Festival.
  • Winner of the 1998 award for Best Ensemble Performance from the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures.
  • Winner of two Critic's Prizes for Best Film and Best Actor (Baker) at the 1998 Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival.
  • Expanded Release in United States October 23, 1998
  • Released in United States 1995
  • Released in United States 1998
  • Released in United States 1999
  • Released in United States Fall October 11, 1998
  • Released in United States May 1998
  • Released in United States November 1998
  • Released in United States October 16, 1998
  • Released in United States October 1998
  • Released in United States on Video April 27, 1999
  • Released in United States September 1998
  • Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Directors Fortnight) May 13-24, 1998.
  • Shown at Chicago International Film Festival (Special Presentation) October 8-18, 1998.
  • Shown at Deauville Festival of American Cinema (Panorama) September 4-13, 1998.
  • Shown at Denver International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) October 8-15, 1998.
  • Shown at Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival October 28 - November 15, 1998.
  • Shown at International Mar del Plata Film Festival (in competition) November 12-21, 1998.
  • Shown at Montreal International Festival of New Cinema and New Media October 15-24, 1998.
  • Shown at New York Film Festival September 25 - October 11, 1998.
  • Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (main program) January 27 - February 7, 1999.
  • Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Zabaltegi) September 17-26, 1998.
  • Shown at St Louis International Film Festival October 29 - November 8, 1998.
  • Shown at Telluride Film Festival September 3-7, 1998.
  • Shown at Thessaloniki International Film Festival (In the Shadow of the Beast) in Greece November 13-22, 1998.
  • Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) September 10-19, 1998.
  • Todd Solondz's previous film, "Welcome to the Dollhouse" (USA/1995), won the Grand Jury Prize at the 1996 Sundance Film Festival.
  • Previously set for release in USA by October Films, but dropped from their release slate under pressure from parent Seagram/Universal's objections concerning the film's will distribute the film in USA.
  • Began shooting August 25, 1997.
  • Completed shooting October 22, 1997.
  • October 1998 release was not rated by the MPAA, although ads prohibit admission for those under 18 years of age.
  • Released in United States 1995 (Todd Solondz's previous film, "Welcome to the Dollhouse" (USA/1995), won the Grand Jury Prize at the 1996 Sundance Film Festival.)
  • Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival October 28 - November 15, 1998.)
  • Released in United States 1998 (Shown at New York Film Festival September 25 - October 11, 1998.)
  • Released in United States 1998 (Shown at St Louis International Film Festival October 29 - November 8, 1998.)
  • Released in United States 1999 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (main program) January 27 - February 7, 1999.)
  • Released in United States on Video April 27, 1999
  • Released in United States May 1998 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Directors Fortnight) May 13-24, 1998.)
  • Released in United States September 1998 (Shown at Deauville Festival of American Cinema (Panorama) September 4-13, 1998.)
  • Released in United States September 1998 (Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Zabaltegi) September 17-26, 1998.)
  • Released in United States September 1998 (Shown at Telluride Film Festival September 3-7, 1998.)
  • Released in United States September 1998 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) September 10-19, 1998.)
  • Released in United States October 1998 (Shown at Chicago International Film Festival (Special Presentation) October 8-18, 1998.)
  • Released in United States October 1998 (Shown at Denver International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) October 8-15, 1998.)
  • Released in United States October 1998 (Shown at Montreal International Festival of New Cinema and New Media October 15-24, 1998.)
  • Released in United States Fall October 11, 1998
  • Released in United States October 16, 1998 (Los Angeles)
  • Expanded Release in United States October 23, 1998
  • Released in United States November 1998 (Shown at International Mar del Plata Film Festival (in competition) November 12-21, 1998.)
  • Released in United States November 1998 (Shown at Thessaloniki International Film Festival (In the Shadow of the Beast) in Greece November 13-22, 1998.)