Synopsis: Do we ever get what we want? Brian sells mattresses in a warehouse store. His father and older brothers have material success; he wants a child. He's applied to adopt a baby from China. A man who appears homeless seems to be stalking Brian with violent intent. He meets Happy, the daughter of a rich, quirky customer. She doesn't stick to anything, but she and Brian hit it off, except for her vomiting when she learns about his adoption idea. He wants her to meet his family, and there's a call about the adoption. What will Happy do?
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Matt Aselton
Production: First Independent Pictures
  1 win & 1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
98 min

They stopped.

- Which one?

- 7.

Start the stopwatch.

- Is he okay?

- Yes, fine.


What does that mean?

Nothing ...

... there

Well, the logic is, when forced into an aversive situation

i.e. being dumped into a pool

the rat will oscillate between attempts to escape

and resigning to its fate.

and resigning to its fate.

- And this guy gave up

- Today he did.

- Does he usually?

- Yeah.

I'm trying to quantify

how helpless this one feels

and why more today than yesterday.

But it seems Mr. 7 is always

a little bit of a quitter.

- Umm, could you sign this for me, Larry?

- Sure

- Thank you.

- This is my friend Brian Weathersby

- Hi

- Hi Brian, nice to meet you.

- Do you work here?

- No

We went to college together.

- Really? He looks so much older than you.

- Thanks so much.

This is a PhD candidate in neurobiology

She's studying aggression and sexual behaviour e

in Mongolian gerbils.

- Yeah, I just play with gerbil dick all day.


No, uh ... just their brains.

I'm sorry, that was really weird.

- Little bit.

Uhm, I'm gonna go. It was nice to meet you.

I'm sorry again.

She had any idea how many times a day I masturbated

thinking about her

... she'd probably sue the university.

- And she'd be right, it's inappropriate.

- Yeah.

So ... why do some swim

and others not?

Oh, it's hard to say ...

I mean nobody knows

To what degree the rat feels helpless

What we do know is the drugs we administer to make the rats

Wanna swim more are the same drugs that make people,

feel less depressed.

- Antidepressants?

- Yup, antidepressants.

Do you know women are 20 times more likely

to be depressed than men?

Maybe more. Can't remember the exact number.

It's a lot more.

That's good ... for men.

Not really ... when you think about it heterosexually.


Enough, enough, enough ... stop stop stop!

Oh shit, what happened to you?

Pickup game,

caught an elbow.

Black dude?

White dude?

Definitely white.

Hey Kevin, lunch.

Hey look, got some mini burgers

a whole bunch if you want some.

Wassup dude not much.

- Hey Kevin

- Want some?

- No, I'm good.

How did you make out with the

Wall Street guy?

Uhh, I think I sold him 5 beds.

Why does he need 5 beds for?

He's got 5 bedrooms.


Came in looking for some beds

for his new mansion

I asked him how his bonus season went.

- Yeah, and ...?

He cackled, squealed like a pig.

Fucking guy's 28.

What's bonus season?

Every year banks give out bonuses, y'know, big bonuses

a couple of mil.

I'm in the wrong industry.

Anyway, I got him up on that Scona

Made him take off his shoes, got him a cup of tea

He laid there for a couple of minutes .. I asked him

some questions about his job, reported bout his success

And bang ... 5 beds.

You could sell salt to a slug ...

... if you listen to the slug.

Ugh, this place depresses me. Don't like the idea.

- Stores?

Let me get you somebody to talk to.

- Oh Christ.

They will help, they know what they're talkin about.

- Ok, but i don't have all day for speeches

I want a fucking bed.

Hold on.

Hi, can I help you?

- Uh yes, my boss is looking for a bed.

Okay ...

- And he doesn't have a ton of time.

This bed feels like it's full of cookie dough.

That's a horsehair-covered bed.

- It's a shit-covered bed that's what it is.

What's this?

- That's the Lady Englander Americanus Series 400

A salesman with a shiner.

I'm gonna believe him.

Better ...

feels like a plank though.

Uh here's some literature.

- I didn't just fall off the turnip truck, son.

Ok, uh tell you what,

if you have any specific questions

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