Humor Me

A once-acclaimed New York playwright, NATE (Jemaine Clement), is struggling to finish his new play when his wife (Maria Dizzia) leaves him, taking their son. Desolate, broke and unable to pay the rent, Nate begrudgingly moves in with his widowed father, BOB (Elliott Gould), in his New Jersey retirement golf community. Bob, always quick with a joke, uses humor to deal with all of life's challenges, even the death of his beloved wife. It drives Nate crazy. Thinking his son could benefit from some discipline, Bob sends Nate to work for ELLIS (Willie Carpenter) an older ex-Marine who runs operations at the community. While at work, Nate stumbles on a senior citizen theater troupe staging a musical. Nate agrees to help but quickly realizes it won't be easy to get these quirky women to cooperate. And one of them, DEE (Annie Potts) even invites him to dinner to not-so-subtly set him up with her daughter, ALLISON (Ingrid Michaelson).

93 minutes
Sam Hoffman
Poster for Humor Me

Shown at

  1. 15th Annual JCC Rockland International Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  2. 17th Annual Ruth and Bernard Friedman Windsor Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  3. 20th Annual Lenore Marwil Jewish Film Festival (Detroit) - 2018
  4. 26th Toronto Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  5. 28th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  6. Charlotte Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  7. Cherry Hill Volvo Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  8. Geneva International Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  9. Greenville Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  10. Jewish Film Festival of Southwest Florida - 2019
  11. Jewish Film Series (Highland Park) - 2018
  12. JFilm Festival (Pittsburgh) - 2018
  13. Mobile Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  14. Northern Virginia International Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  15. SFJFF WinterFest - 2018
  16. Triad Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  17. Tucson International Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  18. UK Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  19. Vancouver Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  20. Wilmington Jewish Film Festival - 2018

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