My happiness

My happiness

           My happiness
               Genre: Drama
               Russia, prostitutes, province, corruption, gangsters, truck driver, Cannes 2010
  What was not in the German press complained that there would be this year not a single German film in competition at Cannes. What has been overlooked over all the wailing throughout, was the significant presence of German co-productions in the different sections on the Croisette. And with My Joy / Schastye Moe is not just a movie with German participation in the competition at the start, the director Sergei Loznitsa lived for many years in Berlin. The film, which will come in Germany with the title My happiness in the cinema, tells of the odyssey of the young Russian truck driver, Georgy (Viktor Nemets), whose journey through the Russian province of a fairytale hell journey through the reality his home is. On the way he encounters corrupt cops who have nothing else but women in the head, a child prostitute who sells her body to truckers, but refuses to accept money Geordie, three robbers in the forest and has other strange shapes. Time and again, the film falls over time in blind alleys and on wrong track changes, for a short time the focus of observation and constructs with such a fragmented kaleidoscope that will be essay rather than narrative and the audience at the end rather confused and in a strange way, leaving behind unsatisfied. Maybe you have it easy to see two or three times to all the open ends and loose ends together into still can. Certainly the most daring film to date competition, however, is probably rather have an outside chance at the Palme d’Or. (Joachim Kurz)
  Title: My happiness Original Title: My Joy Country of production: , Germany, Netherlands, Ukraine Year of Production: 2010 Length: 127 (Min.) Distribution: farbfilm Rental

Happiness runs

Happiness runs

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If the mother does not want happiness adapt … – Emily Atef talks about her film “The Stranger in Me”

If the mother does not want happiness adapt ... - Emily Atef talks about her film The Stranger in Me

If the parent does not want happiness adapt … – Emily Atef talks about her film “The Stranger in Me”

  Cannes Film Festival was her film The Stranger in Me, which was seen in the collateral lines “Semaine de la Critique” to enthusiastically. Now Emily Atef start drama about a woman, who suffers from postpartum depression, in the German Cinema and touches on one of the last social taboos of our time: What happens when the hard-luck mother after the birth not just want to post? Joachim Kurz spoke with the director about her film.

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Paris, Paris – Monsieur Pigoil on the way to happiness

Paris, Paris - Monsieur Pigoil on the way to happiness
               Genre: Drama
  With the children of Monsieur Mathieu / Les Choristes, Christophe Barratier landed the surprise hit of 2004, and has even been acknowledged with an Oscar nomination for best foreign language film. Now Barratier with Paris, Paris returns – Monsieur Pigoil on the way to happiness / Faubourg 36 and return the bulk of his former occupation of success in the cinemas.

In front of the politically highly explosive – but rather little-known – Background of the big union strikes France of the 30s

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Gernstl Travel – In search of happiness

Gernstl Travel - In search of happiness

Gernstl Travel – In search of happiness

  Three friends travel in a VW bus through Germany, Austria, Switzerland and South Tyrol. One has a camera, a microphone, the second and the third is the talent to simply listen. Their objectives, they usually happen on the road to meet: People. No specific, not famous, not infamous, but simply those people who are a little more, or tell them what they are doing and what it afflicts. And at times flashed some of that through what is commonly known as lucky. Almost an anti-concept, and yet one

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The journey to happiness

The journey to happiness

The journey to happiness

  They still exist, the true independents, the “big” independent directors who apart from making any smart pricing their thing and take care of a shit to audiences, marketing concepts and other fruits of late capitalism. One of these heroes of the subculture came from Hildesheim and answers to the name Wenzel Storch. A solitaire of the German film scene, should best be reported to the filmmakers and friends of the low-and no-budget film, a notion. He has already filmed two movies, The splendor of these days

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If the mother does not want happiness adapt … – Emily Atef talks about her film “The Stranger in Me”

If the mother does not want happiness adapt ... - Emily Atef talks about her film The Stranger in Me

If the parent does not want happiness adapt … – Emily Atef talks about her film “The Stranger in Me”

  Cannes Film Festival was her film The Stranger in Me, which was seen in the collateral lines “Semaine de la Critique” to enthusiastically. Now Emily Atef start drama about a woman, who suffers from postpartum depression, in the German Cinema and touches on one of the last social taboos of our time: What happens when the hard-luck mother after the birth not just want to post? Joachim Kurz spoke with the director about her film.

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Trailer – Bonneville – Journey to Happiness

Trailer - Bonneville - Journey to Happiness

Bonneville – Reise ins Glück

               Genre: Drama, Comedy
Bonneville – Trailer (English)
    After the death of her husband makes itself at Arvilla and her two best friends in a 66er Bonneville convertible, passed to his ashes to his daughter. The journey through America’s Southwest will be an adventure trip, the small community closely zusammenschweißt and gives the bereaved Arvilla courage.

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Waiting for Happiness – Heremakono

Waiting for Happiness - Heremakono

Wait for the luck – Heremakono

  Nouadhibou is a small village on the Mauritanian Atlantic coast, surrounded by the desert sands of the Western Sahara. Life moves slowly past, between the dazzling white houses and the songs that are passed on from generation to generation. Meanwhile, they’re waiting for a happiness that comes along maybe once – or not.

The 17-year old Abdallah visits his mother before he said goodbye forever to Europe. Because he does not speak the local dialect, he feels as an outsider. Initially, he makes

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Waiting for Happiness – Heremakono

Waiting for Happiness - Heremakono

Wait for the luck – Heremakono

  Nouadhibou is a small village on the Mauritanian Atlantic coast, surrounded by the desert sands of the Western Sahara. Life moves slowly past, between the dazzling white houses and the songs that are passed on from generation to generation. Meanwhile, they’re waiting for a happiness that comes along maybe once – or not.

The 17-year old Abdallah visits his mother before he said goodbye forever to Europe. Because he does not speak the local dialect, he feels as an outsider. Initially, he makes

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