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Drama, Comedy, Romance

Ode to Joy

Charlie suffers from cataplexy, a serious disease that causes him to pass out in particularly emotional situations-in his case whenever he experiences joy. He develops a variety of techniques to deny himself pleasure and avoid heartwarming moments, but they're put to the ultimate test when he falls in love.

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Ode to Joy

Synopsis

Charlie suffers from cataplexy, a serious disease that causes him to pass out in particularly emotional situations-in his case whenever he experiences joy. He develops a variety of techniques to deny himself pleasure and avoid heartwarming moments, but they're put to the ultimate test when he falls in love.

  • Director Jason Winer
  • Writer Max Werner, Chris Higgins (inspired by a story on WBEZ Chicago's "This American Life")
  • Producer Mike Falbo, Ira Glass, Michael Lasker, Jimmy Miller, Alissa Shipp, Pamela Thur, Jason Winer
  • Cast Morena Baccarin, Melissa Rauch, Martin Freeman, Jake Lacy, Shannon Woodward
  • Runtime 97mins
  • Country USA

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