Not Another Happy Ending


Year: 2012
Run Time: 102 minutes

Jane Lockhart hits the debut novel jackpot when her book strikes gold with critics and fans alike. Becoming an overnight success is every writer’s dream and she’s living it complete with success, notoriety, and a new famous writer boyfriend with an accent that could melt butter. Great news for Tom, her editor, since her success equals the survival of his little publishing firm, and both Tom and Jane are going to be living the dream once Jane finishes writing her follow-up novel. Just have to finish that final chapter. No big deal, just one little chapter. Of course, everyone knows writers can only write when miserable and how can Jane be miserable with all of her success? Can Tom make Jane miserable enough to complete her novel, or is he going to come to terms with the fact that it may not be Jane who’s miserable, but him. NOT ANOTHER HAPPY ENDING is a delightfully charismatic comedy about two people who spend so much time avoiding each other, they can’t see how great their story is becoming. Charming, fun, and a real page turner—curl up with this lovable tale. —T.W.

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Recommended for High School +

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Principal Cast
Karen Gillan, Stanley Weber, Amy Manson, Henry Ian Cusick, Iain De Caestecker, Kate Dickie, Gary Lewis, Freya Mavor

Director Bio
Scottish playwright John McKay started making short films in 1996 after directing several award-winning shorts. Throughout his career, he's worked as a writer and director for several programs for Britain's Channel 4 and the BBC.

Select Filmography
"Crush" (2001), "Piccadilly Jim" (2005), NOT ANOTHER HAPPY ENDING (2012)

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