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The grammar of happiness

Author: Michael O'Neill, (Producer)Randall Wood, (Director)Christopher ThorburnLinda CropperDaniel Leonard EverettAll authors
Publisher: [Corte Madera, California] : Green Planet Films, [2017]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Daniel Everett is an American linguist and author best known for his study of the Amazon Basin's Pirahá people and their language. This documentary explores whether one man's journey into the heart of the Amazon can redefine the understanding of human language.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Ethnographic films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Named Person: Daniel Leonard Everett; Daniel Leonard Everett
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael O'Neill, (Producer); Randall Wood, (Director); Christopher Thorburn; Linda Cropper; Daniel Leonard Everett; Screen NSW (New South Wales),; ARTE France,; Smithsonian Channel,; Essential Media (Firm),; Sertão Filmes,; Australian Broadcasting Corporation,; Green Planet Films,
OCLC Number: 1023436698
Language Note: English and Pirahá dialogue; with English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes: Originally released as a documentary film in 2015.
Wide screen.
Credits: Editor, Karryn de Cinque ; music, Christian Schmidt.
Performer(s): Narrator, Linda Cropper ; featuring, Daniel Leonard Everett.
Description: 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R (might not be compatible with all players); wide screen presentation.
Responsibility: Screen Australia in association with Screen NSW, Arte France, and Smithsonian Channel present an Essential Media and Entertainment production ; produced by Essential Media and Entertainment in association with Sertão Filmes for Smithsonian Networks Smithsonian Channel ; produced in association with ABC Television ; produced in association with Arte ; producer/co-director/co-writer, Michael O'Neill ; camera/co-director, Randall Wood ; co-writer, Chris Thorburn.

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Daniel Everett is an American linguist and author best known for his study of the Amazon Basin's Pirahá people and their language. This documentary explores whether one man's journey into the heart of the Amazon can redefine the understanding of human language.

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