Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010) Poster

Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010)

Directed by Dmitry Vasyukov.
Starring Werner Herzog.

The director of Cave of Forgotten Dreams and Grizzly Man takes you on an epic journey into the heart of the Siberian wilderness


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In the center of the story is the life of the indigenous people of the village Bakhtia at the river Yenisei in the Siberian Taiga. The camera follows the protagonists in the village over a period of a year. The natives, whose daily routines have barely changed over the last centuries, keep living their lives according to their own cultural traditions.

  • Original title: Happy People: A Year in the Taiga
  • Release date: Sept. 3, 2010
  • Status: Released
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Runtime: 1h 34min
  • Producers: Studio Babelsberg


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Werner Herzog

Himself - Narrator (voice)

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