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​One of the 25 best films of 2012! Read the article. 

- Slant Magazine 


"Compulsively fascinating"


“A powerful generational statement”
— Indiewire

“A work of art that’s both simultaneously hilarious
and disturbing”

"Alverson… fearlessly captured the confusion, isolation, and inability to connect that plagues many people but he also has the intelligence to avoid offering definitive explanations. It is enough to accurately present the dilemma and to that end The Comedy is a masterpiece of observation”.

—Gordon and the

“Deserves tremendous respect for its clarity of vision… It’s not ‘Animal House,’ it’s Lars von Trier’s ‘The Idiots.’

Watch Sundance's Meet the Artist interview with Rick Alverson and a clip

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