Medvedkin's silent classic, HAPPINESS, a surprisingly irreverent comedy about early Soviet efforts at collectivization, appears on a second disc in a restored, uncut version.
Both films feature supplementary interviews and related short films.
A great film that almost no one has seen. --Pauline Kael, The New Yorker
The most haunting, corrosive, and thoughtful exploration of the train wreck we called the 20th century. --Howard Hampton, Artforum