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The Mystery of Happiness (2014)

El misterio de la felicidad (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 16 January 2014 (Argentina)
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Santiago and Eugenio are more than friends, they are life long business partners. They understand each other without words, they care for each other, they need each other. One day Eugenio ... See full summary »

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Daniel Burman
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Cast

Credited cast:
Fabián Arenillas Fabián Arenillas ... Eugenio
Alejandro Awada ... Oudukian
Sergio Boris Sergio Boris ... Sergio
Ponchy Brusse Ponchy Brusse ... Arturo
Silvina Escudero Silvina Escudero ... Pato
Inés Estévez Inés Estévez ... Laura
María Fiorentino María Fiorentino ... Helena
Guillermo Francella ... Santiago
Jairo Garcia Jairo Garcia ... Mauricio
Pablo Ini Pablo Ini
Michael Milagros Michael Milagros ... Rosalia
Claudia Ohana ... Casandra
Alejandro Polledo Alejandro Polledo ... Subcomisario
Silvana Sosto Silvana Sosto ... Maru
Ignacio Sánchez Mestre Ignacio Sánchez Mestre
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Santiago and Eugenio are more than friends, they are life long business partners. They understand each other without words, they care for each other, they need each other. One day Eugenio disappears without leaving any clues behind. Santiago immediately notices his absence, but only realizes what have happened when Eugenio's wife, Laura, lost and hopeless assures him that Eugenio has left. Santiago and Laura begin a journey in order to find him and end up discovering that they prefer to stay together in this quest rather than finding out where he is. 'The Mystery of Happiness' is a film about love, but goes beyond it, it pushes boundaries, it explores the idea of loyalty and estrangement, and it definitely puts dreams over long lost promises. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

Argentina | Brazil

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

16 January 2014 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$382, 12 September 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$7,699, 31 October 2014
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Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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A partner disappears and his wife and other other partner look for him.
16 April 2017 | by johnfrederickdavidsonSee all my reviews

Picked up as a time filler and after seeing the IMDb ratings reluctantly. It is a quiet movie that sort of sneaks up on you. It illustrates that you don't know other people as well as you think you do. Two partners that share a lot start off the action and it is impressive how much they share even subtle details. Nonetheless one partner disappears and the remaining partner is confronted by the wife who sees herself as a replacement. She is astounded at what the first partner know about her husband, but then later we realize her husband had a life away from work unknown to the partner. They both see life differently. The two main actors have just the right touch. You will be rooting for them and may not be too surprised at how the movie closes, but the journey along the way is beautiful.


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