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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Naomi Watts
Jason Schwartzman
Jude Law
Mark Wahlberg
Dustin Hoffman
Lily Tomlin
Isabelle Huppert
Tippi Hedren
Directors
David O Russell
Screenwriters
David O Russell
Jeff Baena
Running Time
107 minutes

I Heart Huckabees
So, this is 'existential comedy'...


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Plot
Environmental activist Albert (Schwartzman) is so perplexed by a coincidence that he hires an "existential detective" team (Hoffman and Tomlin) to discover its underlying meaning. However, the intrusive 'tecs are more interested in exploring Albert's relationship with his nemesis Brad (Law), a PR man for retail chain Huckabees...


Verdict
If you're up for it, you'll discover a fresh, funny little romp unafraid to tackle the biggest issues of all.


Reviewed by Dan Jolin

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