Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »
Old Joy
7.2 Rating
(35 ratings)
6.7 IMDB rating
Your Rating:

Add to favorites
Directed by

Starring (View all)
Tanya Smith Tanya Smith
Robin Rosenberg Robin Rosenberg
Keri Moran Keri Moran
Autumn Campbell Autumn Campbell
Diner Patron
Steve Doughton Steve Doughton
Diner Patron
Lucy Lucy

Written by
Jonathan Raymond Jonathan Raymond
written by
Kelly Reichardt Kelly Reichardt
written by


26 votes
Life in Films (136 items)
list by ghostof
Published 1 year, 9 months ago 1 comment
25 votes
Independent Films (92 items)
list by Nebula
Published 8 years, 1 month ago 3 comments
18 votes
Favourite Films by Women (53 items)
list by Kenji
Published 2 years, 11 months ago 2 comments
13 votes
mein want to watch (288 items)
list by onclelapin
Published 1 year, 5 months ago
12 votes
Queue (3184 items)
list by Gene
Published 7 years, 7 months ago 3 comments

View all Old Joy lists (9 more)

Cover art, photos and screenshots

View all Old Joy pictures (2 more)


Old Joy (2006)

5 years, 5 months ago at Jan 23 18:34
This movie marks, together with the immediately following "Wendy and Lucy" (2008) samples intimate cinema's most recognizable feature of the american filmmaker Kelly Reichardt. Both movies share the same atmosphere of independent film, made ​​with lots of freedom but little means and gestural based almost anecdotal but always accompanied by an emotionally charged.

If in "Wendy &... read more


2 years, 10 months ago at Aug 20 17:18
I guess we could all do with a special place to unwind from the news and the trials of modern life. Following films like Deliverance and the cinematic tradition of violence and horror out in the wilds, viewers may feel a sense of unease, so maybe a further dose of nature and meditative space from this unusual film may be in order.
View all Old Joy reviews
Description: Old Joy has a quiet energy that propels it further in its simplicity than many big budget movies. Director Kelly Reichardt, a former assistant on early Todd Haynes films, has enlisted Haynes as an executive producer and Yo La Tengo for soundtrack, lending Old Joy a hipness that it exploits to reveal the relationship between the two main characters. Mark (Daniel London) leaves his pregnant wife, Tanya, at home for an excursion into the woods with his hippified buddy, Kurt (Will Oldham). Leaving Portland in Mark's Volvo, with dog in tow, Kurt smoke bowls while Mark navigates into the Cascades backcountry, where the two get tempora ... (more)
Release date: 26 January 2007
Tags: 2006 (2), Pdx (1), Mumblecore (1), Portland (1), 2000s (1), Oregon (1), Road Movie (1), Color (1), Usa (1), 73 Min. (1), Sort (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), SnP (1), Utne (1), Road Trip (1), Wilderness (1), Friendship (1), Drama (1)
My tags: Add tags
Add to list
Not interested

Add Review

English only, other review rules - Big post screen

Update feed

CD Smiles added this to wanted list 1 week, 3 days ago
Ricky49er rated this 6/10 2 months, 2 weeks ago
filmster added this to a list 3 months, 2 weeks ago
My Favorite Movies In Order (372 movies items)
Max the Movie Guy rated this 8/10 3 months, 3 weeks ago
subve added this to wanted list 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Bno rated this 8/10 4 months, 1 week ago
enoque rated this 10/10 5 months ago
robochaa rated this 9/10 5 months, 3 weeks ago
bobby biola added this to have watched list 1 year, 2 months ago

Insert image

drop image here
(or click)
or enter URL:
 link image?  square?

Insert video

Format block