Smiley Face

January 16th, 2008







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Plot
After a young actress unknowingly eats her roommate's pot cupcakes, her day becomes a series of misadventures.

Release Year: 2007

Rating: 5.6/10 (8,483 voted)

Critic's Score: 71/100

Director: Gregg Araki

Stars: Anna Faris, John Krasinski, Adam Brody

Storyline
After a young actress unknowingly eats her roommate's pot cupcakes, her day becomes a series of misadventures.

Cast:
Anna Faris - Jane F.
Roscoe Lee Browne - Himself (voice)
Danny Masterson - Steve the Roomate
Ben Falcone - Agent
Adam Brody - Steve the Dealer
Brian Posehn - Bus Driver
Rick Hoffman - Angry Face
Matthew J. Evans - Bobby (as Matthew Evans)
Davenia McFadden - Bus Passenger
Joey Diaz - Security Guard (as Joey Coco Diaz)
Jim Rash - Casting Assistant
Jayma Mays - Actress in Waiting Room
Jane Lynch - Casting Director
John Krasinski - Brevin
Kai Cofer - Man with Weird Beard

Taglines: High. How are you?

Release Date: 16 January 2008

Filming Locations: Los Angeles, California, USA

Opening Weekend: $5,993 (USA) (18 November 2007) (1 Screen)

Gross: $179,381 (Worldwide) (10 February 2008)



Technical Specs

Runtime: USA: (Sundance Film Festival)



Did You Know?

Trivia:
This film's working title was "Mary Warner", and Winona Ryder was attached at one point.

Goofs:
Continuity: When Brevin's car is broken into the passenger window is smashed but in wide shots the window is intact.

Quotes:
Jane F.: It's really bright out, officer.
Officer Jones: Would you mind removing your hand from your forehead?
Jane F.: It's really bright out.



User Review

The best film at Sundance

Rating: 10/10

I'm not a pothead, and I don't watch pothead movies. So a story about a girl who gets stoned, and then gets even more stoned wouldn't normally grab me. But film festivals put you in a situation where you watch movies that wouldn't normally interest you. Usually, that's a disaster, but in the case of "Smiley Face," I couldn't have been more pleasantly surprised.

"Smiley Face" gives us one of the most lovable protagonists I've ever seen in a movie. Jane (Ana Faris) is high the entire movie, even in flashbacks, and thus is happy and childlike just about every time we see her (except when she's paranoid). Most movie characters would breeze through the minor conflicts Jane has to face, but her pot-induced mental disability turns cooking butter into a nearly impossible task. And that's part of what makes her so endearing.









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