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  • "Eye-opening, heartwarming … gives unforgettable voice to the complex, emotional landscapes of modern masculinity”

    — MIFF

  • "Challenges the way we think about masculinity today"

    — ABC Radio

  • "A message of solidarity"

    — FILMINK

  • "Happy Sad Man reveals the vulnerability of men dealing with mental illness and creates a space for radical kindness."

    — THE CONVERSATION

  • "A surprisingly invigorating film."

    — THE AUSTRALIAN

  • "The most important film you’ll see this year”

    — THE CURB

  • "Without ever feeling forced or intrusive, the film breathes with honesty and intimacy and is clearly designed as a push-back against the stereotype men have long been lumbered with."

    — 3AW

  • "Tender, funny, generous"

    — THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

  • "When five men - a surfer, a farmer, an artist, an ageing hippy, and a war correspondent open up about feelings, mental health and masculinity - weird and wonderful things can happen on streets, in public places and even kebab shops.”

    — RADIO NATIONAL - THE DRAWING ROOM

HAPPY SAD MAN explores hopes, anxieties, joy and darkness and the raw vulnerability of these stories will inspire you to hold some of the men in your life that bit closer.

About The Film

In Australian Cinemas October & November 2019

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