HAPPY PEOPLE: A YEAR IN THE TAIGA

Director Werner Herzog and Dmitriy Vasyukov
Year 2013
Run Time 90min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

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Travel to the heart of the Siberian wilderness with Werner Herzog as your guide! Legendary documentary and narrative filmmaker Herzog has delighted audiences throughout the past decades with stunts like dragging a massive, true-to-life, 320-ton steamship over a mountain in FITZCARRALDO (1982) and unearthing never-before-seen cave paintings in 3D in the recent CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS (2010). He also once infamously ate his own shoe, after losing a bet to the filmmaker Errol Morris. In this latest documentary adventure, Herzog highlights the remote village of Bakhtia – deep in the Siberian wilderness, 300 people live almost outside of time and with an awe-inspiring simplicity that is too rare in the hustle and bustle of modern-day lives. Herzog presents a sincere portrait of people who are happy and completely satisfied maintaining the values and cultural traditions that have lasted the last century. (Sam Prime)

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