42 Seconds of Happiness

Synopsis: A circle of thirty-something friends reunite for a weekend away to celebrate the same sex wedding of a member of their group. Yet, despite their best efforts to behave themselves, a series of surprise plans, unexpected arrivals and exposed secrets lead to an explosion of drama that, coupled with the flammable combination of hurt feelings, unresolved tensions, and lots of wine cannot be contained.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Director(s): Christina Kallas
  2 wins & 4 nominations.
89 min

[Maria] We're not gonna be like that.

We're not.

Do you mean that, or are you just...

[Maria] Can you help me?


[Maria] Oh, now we need to get one more chair in there.

Cybil, is this stupid?

No, I think it's sweet.

I think you're very sweet.

You're thinking about this more

than you are thinking about the wedding.

[Maria] Which is fine, but are you mad at me?

I mean...

No, I'm not mad.

You might be stressing yourself out a little bit.

[Maria] No.

[Cybil] But that's very nice.

All right.

I love you.

(Lawnmower revving)

[Voiceover] Turn right onto Alex Drive.

What's the house number?

[Felice] Um, 11.


Talk about the suburbs.

[Voiceover] The destination, 11 Alex Drive,

is on your left.

No. Is that...

Hey, buddy.


Hey, Ben.

Are we in the right place?

This, right? The wedding?

Right, I guess it is.

The wedding, right?

- Yeah.

- Okay.


[Felice] Hm. Yeah, thanks. Why are you here?

What the f*ck is this?

[Felice] Oh, now we're staying.

We're staying to figure that out,

that's what.

That's why we're staying.

Leaving was an option? I didn't realize that.

[Felice] Yeah, no. It wasn't.

All right.

Get ready, here we fucking go.


Was an hour ago, you just called.

You need a hand?

Hi, Tracy.

Yeah, you told me you'd check me in

yesterday, right?

(Bottles clink)

[Ike] Hello?


(Wind chimes jingle)

[Cybil] Do you want some wine?

Oh, please. I would love some wine.



Come here, you.

Oh my god, you look amazing.

How did you lose all that weight?

Oh my god, in like, less than three months.

She doesn't eat.

Hello, Ike.

(Felice mumbles)

She doesn't eat, she doesn't sleep.

She doesn't do anything she used to.

I have a baby.

I don't have time to eat and sleep over babies.

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