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Living Luminaries: On the Serious Business of Happiness (2007)

An actor hits the wall with ego and vices in the modern times and decides to pursue the answers to happiness. A docudrama with extraordinary interviews and insights to wisdom.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Sean A. Mulvihill ...
Himself
Eckhart Tolle ...
Himself
Obadiah S. Harris ...
Himself
Marianne Williamson ...
Herself
Geronimo Ji Jaga ...
Himself
Tammi Land ...
Jane
Morgane Anastasia ...
Baby Morgane
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Limo Girl
Yitzchok Adlerstein ...
Himself (as Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein)
Swami Beyondandonda ...
The Swami
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Actor at Audition
Steven M. Droullard ...
Himself
Marc Emery ...
Himself
William S. Epps ...
Himself
Takahiro Fukuda ...
Drummer
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Happiness. If you turn on the news today you don't see much of it. In the wake of natural disasters, terrorist attacks and government let-downs, Americans are striving for a light at the end of the tunnel; a glimmer of hope that will bring solace and peace back into their lives. We were given life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. But what is happiness and how is it achieved? With life in these times, it is hard not to focus on the negative. However, people by nature want to stay positive. People are hungry for improvement in all aspects of their lives, with the pursuit of happiness leading the way. 100 million "Cultural Creatives" are on a mission to improve their lives and the lives of others. They are ultimately on a quest for true happiness. Our film "The Serious Business of Happiness" embodies this very idea. This "docu-drama" brings us along on a journey in the search of absolute contentment. This film allows our audience to meet the internationally revered "Luminaries" ... Written by MJ Lasky

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A film about the Answers we seek, and the Questions we find...

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15 May 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Awakening of Sean Mulvihill  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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The film was released in in July 2007 by the Spiritual Cinema Circle under the title "Living Luminaries". See more »

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