Happy People: A Year in the Taiga

Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Release Date: January 25, 2013

With Happy People: A Year in the Taiga, iconic filmmaker Werner Herzog embarks on another unforgettable journey into the heart of a remote natural environment. Deep in the Siberian wilderness, leagues away from civilization, a mere 300 people inhabit the village of Bakhtia on the river Yenisei. This outpost can only be reached in two ways: by boat and helicopter. There is no running water, no medical aid or even a single telephone. The locals, whose daily routines have hardly changed over the centuries, live self-reliantly according to their cultural values and traditions. With insightful narration by Herzog, Happy People follows a few veteran Siberian trappers through the Taiga’s four seasons to tell the incredible story of a society untouched by modernity.

DIRECTED BY: Werner Herzog

STUDIO: Music Box Films

RATING: Not Rated (Language)

Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Trailer

Starring: Werner HerzogAnatoly TarkovskyGennady SolovievNikolay Nikiforovitch Siniaev
Genres: Documentary
Directed By: Dmitry Vasyukov Werner Herzog
Runtime: 90 minutes
Total Box Office: 339 TH
MPAA Rating Not Rated