It's Kind of a Funny Story is an upcoming comedy-drama film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. The screenplay was adapted by Boden and Fleck from Ned Vizzini's 2006 novel of the same name. The film stars Keir Gilchrist, Zach Galifianakis, Emma Roberts and Viola Davis. It will be released in the United States on October 8, 2010.
The film is centred around Craig (Keir Gilchrist), a 16-year old who, after a bout of depression, checks himself into a mental health clinic.
*** out of **** While I have no doubts that "It's Kind of a Funny Story" will just come and go with ease, I kind of liked the film myself. As a film about mental patients staying in a Hospital, it's not quite as deep as it needs to be. And as a film abundant with clichés, it doesn't suck. So there you go; "It's Kind of a Funny Story" is a film meant for those who can look past its little flaws and look at how fun, entertaining, and often times uplifting the film is. I watched … more
IT’S KIND OF A FUNNY STORY Written and Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck Starring Keir Gilchrist, Emma Roberts, Lauren Graham and Zach Galifianakis Craig: I want to kill myself. Nurse: Fill this out. I have to begin by saying that IT’S KIND OF A FUNNY STORY is not really a funny story at all. In fact, it isn’t even that funny. It tries to be, and on occasion it can … more
I really loved "It's kind of a funny story" I think the characters with mental illness are so interesting. I do tend to love these sort of movies. I went with a friend and my 22yr old daughter. I think I liked it better than they did but we all enjoyed this movie