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Author: Roko BelicEiji Han ShimizuFrances ReidVivien HillgroveMark AdlerAll authors
Publisher: [San Francisco, CA] : Wadi Rum Films, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 interviews with the leading scientists in happiness research, Happy explores the secrets behind our most valued emotion."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Roko Belic; Eiji Han Shimizu; Frances Reid; Vivien Hillgrove; Mark Adler; Marci Shimoff; Shady Acres (Firm); Wadi Rum Productions.; Emotional Content (Firm); Iris Films/Iris Feminist Collective.; Creative Vision (Firm)
OCLC Number: 777408121
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles in French, Spanish, German, Mandarin, Portuguese, Italian, Czech, Polish ; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Cinematographers, Roko Belic [and others] ; editors, Vivien Hillgrove, Roko Belic ; music, Mark Adler.
Cast: Featuring appearances by: Ed Diener, Sonja Lyubomirsky, Richard Davidson, The Dalai Lama, Daniel Gilbert, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Nic Marks, Michael Pritchard.
Performer(s): Narrator, Marci Shimoff.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (75 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, Region 1.
Contents: Bonus features: Extra scenes --
Q & A with director Roco Belic and interview with executive producer, Tom Shadyac --
Director's commentary --
behind-the-scene photos.
Responsibility: Shady Acres presents ; Wadi Rum Production in association with Emotional Content, Iris Films, Creative Visions Foundation ; produced by Eiji Han Shimizu, Frances Reid, Roko Belic ; directed by Roko Belic.

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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 interviews with the leading scientists in happiness research, Happy explores the secrets behind our most valued emotion."--Container.

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(EMRO user published 2012-10-29 ) Very Good Permalink
As it turns out, material goods – massive advertising and marketing campaigns to the contrary – do not deliver happiness. Instead, intangibles such as connection to nature, family, and friends; compassion and generosity; social equality, interconnectedness and interdependence; physical activity...
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