HAPPINESS is one of my favorite films. There probably has never been a more sick and twisted comedy ever made.
Solondz wrote the screenplay, which revolves around a group of struggling individuals. struggling to find a place for themselves in an unpredictable and volatile world. The narrative is told through a series of intersecting love stories.; the past haunts the present and imperils the future: ghosts circle and loom, trouble and console.
Word is it will be more of a companion piece. A “quasi-sequel” if you will. That’s a much better approach than a traditional sequel. They were never going to top the original by doing more of the same. Here is a clip of the amazing intro to the original: