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Happy (2011)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Drama, Family | 3 July 2013 (Belgium)
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Happy takes us on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy.

Director:

Roko Belic

Writer:

Roko Belic
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marci Shimoff Marci Shimoff ... Narrarator
Ed Diener Ed Diener ... Himself
Richard Davidson Richard Davidson ... Himself
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi ... Himself
Sonja Lyubomirsky Sonja Lyubomirsky ... Herself
Daniel Gilbert Daniel Gilbert ... Himself
Gregory Berns Gregory Berns ... Himself
P. Read Montague P. Read Montague ... Himself
The Dalai Lama ... Himself
Matthieu Ricard Matthieu Ricard ... Himself
Nic Marks Nic Marks ... Himself
Tim Kasser Tim Kasser ... Himself
Andy Wimmer Andy Wimmer ... Himself
Jamal Jamal ... Himself
Chikanobu Okamura Chikanobu Okamura ... Himself
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HAPPY takes us on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy. Combining real life stories of people from around the world and powerful interviews with the leading scientists in happiness research, HAPPY explores the secrets behind our most valued emotion. Written by Wadi Rum Films, Inc

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 July 2013 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

Happier See more »

Filming Locations:

San Jose, California, USA

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Connections

References Sesame Street (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Asadoya Yunta
Written by Katsu Hoshi
Used by permission Kokuai-Boueki and the family of Katsu Hoshi
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25 June 2014 | by kenyae-cagleSee all my reviews

Great movie. When I watched this movie it made me feel that happiness is obtainable. Through religion, and doing the right thing. I believe this movie taught a very valuable lesson as in if you do good things, it can make you feel good. People think scientific facts would matter but science doesn't define emotions. Some things are unexplainable in life for a reason. I think this is great, and enjoyable to watch. I have seen this movie multiple times when I was upset and it always brought me out of my funk and helped me feel positive again. I showed this movie to many members of my family and it made them not only get emotional, but they felt this was a great guide to become a happy person.


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