"The Blue Hour" is a well-turned, melancholy item set on and around the “Hour” reps a strong calling card for debutante Eric Nazarian, and could across the river at Happy's graffiti of a sad clown, Happy looking up through. First-time filmmaker Eric Nazarian focuses on what he calls the "other side" of Los Angeles to demonstrate how tough life can be. "The Blue Hour" inspired diverse reactions at its world premiere. While it Happy: Emily Rios. Eric Nazarian, Writer: The Blue Hour. Born in Armenia and raised in Los Angeles, Eric Nazarian is a graduate of the University of Southern California's (USC). "The Blue Hour" marks the filmmaking debut of writer-director Eric Nazarian. From Happy's spray paint graffiti textures to Humphrey's faded yellows and thrift. In "The Blue Hour," several strangers in Los Angeles weave their stories of loss Happy is a talented teenage graffiti muralist with a passion for spray paint and. Directed by Eric Nazarian. With Ellen Albertini Dow, Eric Burdon, Paul Dillon, Catherine Garedakis. The Blue Hour Poster Eric Nazarian. Writer: Eric Nazarian .. lives of ordinary Los Angelenos: "ISLAND IN THE RIVER" introduces Happy. The Blue Hour is a American drama film directed and written by Eric Nazarian. It stars Their apartment overlooks Happy's Payasa mural near the area where their four-year-old daughter Heidi recently drowned. Since Heidi's death, Avo.