Welcome to Happiness

Welcome to Happiness is a 2015 American comedy film written and directed by Oliver Thompson and starring Kyle Gallner, Olivia Thirlby, Nick Offerman, Keegan-Michael Key, Brendan Sexton III and Josh Brener. It was released on May 20, 2016, by FilmBuff.

Welcome to Happiness
Welcome to Happiness poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byOliver Thompson
Produced byBay Dariz
Kyle Gallner
Molly Quinn
Oliver Thompson
Written byOliver Thompson
StarringKyle Gallner
Olivia Thirlby
Nick Offerman
Keegan-Michael Key
Brendan Sexton III
Josh Brener
CinematographyJustin Talley
Edited byLilly Grabowski
Minutehand Pictures
Distributed byFilmBuff
Release date
  • April 27, 2015 (2015-04-27) (NBFF)
  • May 20, 2016 (2016-05-20) (United States)
Running time
109 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States


Woody Ward (Gallner) is a writer of children's books whose rented apartment has a door in the closet that people can go through to undo mistakes they have made in their lives. When his career and romantic life both hit crises, he becomes dissatisfied that he himself cannot go through it.[1][2]



The film premiered at the Newport Beach Film Festival on April 27, 2015.[2] It was released on May 20, 2016, by FilmBuff.[2]


  1. ^ a b Sheri Linden (2016-06-08). "'Welcome to Happiness': Dances with Films Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2016-09-30.
  2. ^ a b c Dave McNary (2016-04-12). "Kyle Gallner's 'Welcome to Happiness' Gets Distribution from FilmBuff". Variety. Retrieved 2016-09-30.

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