Music Box Films | Release Date: January 25, 2013
Summary: With Happy People: A Year in the Taiga, Werner Herzog takes viewers on yet another unforgettable journey into remote and extreme natural landscapes. The acclaimed filmmaker presents this visually stunning documentary about the people living in the heart of the Siberian Taiga. Deep in the wilderness, far away from civilization, 300 people inhabit the small village of Bakhtia at the river Yenisei. There are only two ways to reach this outpost: by helicopter or boat. There‘s no telephone, running water or medical aid, The locals, whose daily routines have barely changed over the last centuries, live according to their own values and cultural traditions. With insightful commentary written and narrated by Herzog, Happy People: A Year in the Taiga follows one of the Siberian trappers through all four seasons of the year to tell the story of a culture virtually untouched by modernity. [Music Box Films]
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Runtime: 90 min
Rating: Not Rated
Official Site: http://www.musicboxfilms.com/happy-people--a-year-in-the-taiga-movies-55.php
Production: Studio Babelsberg
Genres: Documentary
Country: Germany
Languages: English, Russian
Home Release Date: Apr 23, 2013
Director Credit
Dmitry Vasyukov Director
Werner Herzog Director
Writer Credit
Dmitry Vasyukov Writer
Rudolph Herzog Writer
Werner Herzog Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Werner Herzog Principal Cast
Producer Credit
Charlie Woebcken Producer
Christoph Fisser Producer
Klaus Badelt Executive Producer
Nick N. Raslan Producer
Robyn Klein Associate Producer
Thomas Nickel Co-Producer
Timur Bekmambetov Executive Producer
Vladimir Perepelkin Producer
Werner Herzog Executive Producer
Yanko Damboulev Executive Producer