Happy People: A Year in the Taiga
This is a 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.
Cast: Werner Herzog
Directed by: Werner Herzog, Dmitry Vasyukov
Written by: Werner Herzog, Rudolph Herzog
Running time: 1hr 30min
Opens: Jan 25, 2013 NY
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