The ultimate movie about human beings at their best! --Lindsay Doran - Producer, Sense and Sensibility
, Stranger Than Fiction
...A tour de force into happiness. I highly recommend HAPPY; you'll be giving yourself a gift of pure magic. --Marilyn Schlitz - CEO, Institute of Noetic Sciences
Immensely uplifting! --Movie Reviews From a Spiritual Perspective
Does money make you happy? Kids and family? Your work? Do you live in a world that values and promotes happiness and well-being? Are we in the midst of a happiness revolution?
HAPPY, the latest award-winning film from Academy Award® nominated director, Roko Belic (Genghis Blues) and Executive Producer, Tom Shadyac (Nutty Professor, Bruce Almighty, I AM), 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 powerful interviews with the leading scientists in happiness research, HAPPY explores the secrets behind our most valued emotion.
HAPPY features insights from experts in the field of positive psychology including Ed Diener, Sonja Lyubomirsky, Richard Davidson, Daniel Gilbert, Nic Marks, Gregory Berns, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, P. Read Montague, and Tim Kasser and is narrated by Marci Shimoff, best selling author of Happy for No Reason and Chicken Soup for the Woman s Soul.
Subtitles in French, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin, Indonesian, German, Bengali
English Closed Captioning for the hearing impaired
Behind the Scenes Photos
Best Documentary - Maui Film Festival
Grand Jury Prize - Amsterdam Film Festival
Most Inspirational Documentary - DocMiami International Film Festival
Audience Choice Award - Mendocino Film Festival
Best Documentary - Rincon International Film Festival
People's Choice Award - Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival
Best Documentary - Mexico International Film Festival
Audience Choice, Student's Choice Awards - Mountainfilm in Telluride
Audience Choice Award - Arizona International Film Festival
Best Feature Film - Costa Rica International Film Festival