Comedy | 82 minutes | 2010 | HD | United States of America

Festivals & Awards

2010 Sundance Film Festival Selection

Cast & Credits

Daniel London (Patch Adams / Rent / The Sopranos / It's Kind of a Funny Story)
Lauren Graham (Bad Santa / Evan Almighty / The Pacifier)
Janel Moloney (Bang Bang You're Dead / Desperate Measures / 'Til There Was You)
Zoe Lister Jones (Salt / State of Play)
Keith Powell (Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian / 30 Rock)
Matt Walton (Burn After Reading / 200 American / All My Children)

Directed: Habib Azar (As the World Turns)
Executive Producers: Habib Azar & Hsiano Bian
Producers: Kyle Jarrow, Jaimie Mayer, Orson Robbins-Pianka, Carla Stuart
Writer: Kyle Jarrow (A Very Merry Unauthorized Children's Scientology Pageant)


A dark comedy about a man who suffers from Body Integrity Identity Disorder (B.I.I.D.), a real-life psychological condition in which an individual paradoxically doesn't feel “whole” unless he loses one or more major limbs.


"Azar deftly crafts a thoughtful, off-kilter farce."
Sundance Film Festival synopsis

"…too weird to miss."
New York Magazine

"An entire cast that brilliantly plays roles tuned to perfection."
Huffington Post

"A heartbreaking performance by Moloney as a woman trying to understand her husband's hidden desire."
Salt Lake Tribune

"A fascinating little handful of thoughts, themes, and ideas."

"A generous dose of comedic strokes."

"The clever dialogue and quirky character interactions... make this film so noteworthy."
SLUG Magazine

"Azar turns a story of self mutilation into a comedy of ridiculousness."
Review St. Louis

"A nice level of absurd comedy, paying off in a nice climax."
Salt Lake City Weekly

“[Armless] will be a much talked about item at this year's fest."

"We're keeping a close eye on this one."