6.4/10
330
6 user 15 critic

Harmony and Me (2009)

A physical comedy about yearning

Director:

Writer:

(screenplay)

Comic-Con 2017: All Aboard the IMDboat

 | 

July 20 to 23, 2017

Get entertainment news, trailer drops, and photos with IMDb's coverage of 2017 San Diego Comic-Con featuring host and IMDboat captain Kevin Smith. Watch our exclusive celebrity interviews, and tune in to our LIVE show from 3:30 to 5 p.m. PDT on Saturday, July 22.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Larry (Jason Schwartzman) is content with his dog Arrow and booze, barely tolerating anything or anyone else. His marginally successful relationships include his grandmother, who keeps him ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Byington
Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Olympia Dukakis, Tunde Adebimpe
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A comedy about a man, his best friend, and the woman they both adore watching their lives fly by.

Director: Bob Byington
Stars: Nick Offerman, Keith Poulson, Jess Weixler
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

JR has broken up with her professor. She enlists her nervous and obnoxious younger brother Colin to take a short road trip in order to help move out her belongings. They bicker and fight, ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Ross Perry
Stars: Carlen Altman, Bob Byington, Kate Lyn Sheil
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

There may be one thing worse than being a sex offender sent to prison: Being a sex offender released from prison. RSO tells the story of one offender's unlikely rehabilitation.

Director: Bob Byington
Stars: Gabriel McIver, Kristen Tucker, Kevin Corrigan
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The discovery of a bone and a gun send a husband and wife on separate adventures over the course of a weekend.

Director: Joe Swanberg
Stars: Jake Johnson, Rosemarie DeWitt, Orlando Bloom
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Two brothers compete in their own private 25-event Olympics.

Directors: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
Stars: Mark Kelly, Steve Zissis, Jennifer Lafleur
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Anger rages in Philip as he awaits the publication of his second novel. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the constant crowds and noise, a deteriorating relationship with his ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Ross Perry
Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Elisabeth Moss, Jonathan Pryce
Split Ends (2009)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A feisty hairdresser faces off with an unscrupulous developer - and faces up to the uncertainties of her own life in a small, New Jersey town.

Director: Dorothy Lyman
Stars: Vincent Pastore, Corinna May, Lawton Paseka
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days.

Director: Lynn Shelton
Stars: Mark Duplass, Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Josh Sagers drives cross-country on a mission to deliver his father's birthday gift - a giant purple LazyBoy.

Directors: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
Stars: Mark Duplass, Katie Aselton, Rhett Wilkins
Mikro eglima (2008)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Leonidas, a young, ambitious police officer, is assigned to a remote island in the Aegean Sea. He dreams of solving important crimes, but there are few to be found in the sleepy beach ... See full summary »

Director: Christos Georgiou
Stars: Aris Servetalis, Vicky Papadopoulou, Evangelia Adreadaki
Humpday (2009)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Two guys take their bromance to another level when they participate in an art film project.

Director: Lynn Shelton
Stars: Mark Duplass, Joshua Leonard, Alycia Delmore
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Harmony
...
Carlos
...
Matt
...
Jessica
...
Mean Man Mike
...
Natasha
Margie Beegle ...
Mom
...
Wes
Jeremy Pollet ...
Piano Teacher
Bob Byington ...
Jim
Bob Schneider ...
Wedding Singer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kevin Bewersdorf ...
Talkative Barista
...
Friend in store
...
Chatty Co-worker
...
Homeless Tom
Edit

Storyline

Stubbornly embracing his own unhappiness on the heels of a recent breakup, loquacious young songwriter Harmony's self-imposed exile into misery serves as a source of irritation to his headstrong mother, and a curious source of amusement to his eccentric friends. Written by FilmBox Arthouse

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A physical comedy about yearning

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 January 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Harmony y yo  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Gets it's title from the Elton John song "Harmony". In the song the chorus starts with the lyrics "Harmony and me were pretty good company". See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Title Card: Something in your eyes is making such a fool of me. - Madonna, Borderline
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
lo-fi and lovely
19 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

HARMONY AND ME plays like a scrapbook of found scenes; all somewhat centering around our main character trying to get over a breakup. Everything in the film is hilarious, because it's totally true. My friends and I got some pie after the screening, we were talking about how almost worse than going through an actual breakup is when all your friends tell you how you're supposed to get over the breakup. As we were eating, we kept recalling our favorite parts and lines - it's intensely quotable ("She's breaking my heart, she's like a bear with my heart in it's claws") but also so fast paced - most scenes are not even a minute long.

I saw it with quite possibly the best audience - we were all totally laughing the entire time. Come to think of it, many films like this; there's always a part near the end where it gets sentimental or real - this film goes SO FAR the other way. It's one of the funniest and most ridiculous endings I've seen in a feature film. They really went for it

  • and the crowd I saw it with at least, we were totally into it. And
the film is never slow - I doubt it was longer than 90 minutes.

But it's funny; while the film is linear - it really does have this scrapbook feeling to it. In a weird way, the film has the feeling of "Harold and Maude" and "Nashville" but seen thru the lens of more modern indies like "Mutual Appreciation" (but this is just way funnier than that one).

I'm always looking thru my netflix cue to find new indie comedies to rent - I really wish there were more films like this one. Totally up my alley. Totally recommend it.


15 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?