Glücksformeln

Glücksformeln

Deutschland 2010/2011, Dokumentarfilm

Inhalt

Seeking Happiness


What is happiness? And how does one′s personal definition of happiness change in the course of one′s life? Protagonists between the ages of 11 and 90 tell us about their lives. Luis (11) cannot imagine that one can be happy as an adult, while factory worker Leo (90), despite the
death of his wife, still finds life worth living. Janina (19) faces her existential fears; Martin and Margarete (71) have found their fulfillment on a farm in the mountains.
The film′s protagonists talk about their desires and goals, look back at less fulfilling moments and into the future with
hope. Insights into these personal lives are accompanied by interesting contributions from international scientists.
Representatives from the field of happiness research including Ed Diener, Timothy Sharp and Ruut Veenhoven, among others, from the USA, Australia, Holland and Germany reflect on the latest status of research and the personal perception of happiness.


What kind of effect do happy moments have on our brain? How can we break with old patterns of thought? And is there a recipe for happiness? A film about large and small truths, with visual
power and emotional intensity. Even if there are no perfect instructions for happiness, the film inspires research and reflection about the most basic human desire: to be happy.



Source: German films Service & Marketing GmbH

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Credits

All Credits

Director:Larissa Trüby
Screenplay:Larissa Trüby (Konzept)
Director of photography:Stefan Karle, Sam Spence, Felix Greif, Kilian Blees
Assistant camera:Christian Schmitt
2nd Camera unit:Alexander Gheorghiu
Editing:Nikola Gehrke
Sound:Sebastian Heidinger, Johannes Schmelzer-Ziringer, Manuel Wilhelm
Sound assistant:Christian Schmitt
Audio mixing:Thomas Wöpf
Music:Reinhold Heil, Johnny Klimek, Bruce Winter
Production company:Creado Film AG & Co. KG (Konstanz), Devifilm GbR (München), Truebyfilm (Berlin)
in co-production with:Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) (München)
Producer:Dirk Hamm, Carolin Dassel, Joseph Reidinger
Co-Producer:Larissa Trüby
Producer (TV):Claudia Gladziejewski (BR)
Producer:Sonja Kulkarni
Location manager:Stephan Dietze
Production coordinator:Stephan Dietze
Post-production:Michael Sänger
Shoot:08.04.2010-15.07.2010: Berlin, Heidelberg, Starnberg, Amsterdam, Sydney
Original distributor:Universum Film GmbH (München)
Funding:Filmförderungsanstalt (FFA) (Berlin), Deutscher Filmförderfonds (DFFF) (Berlin), FilmFernsehFonds Bayern GmbH (FFFB) (München)
Length:93 min
Format:1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby SR
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 26.10.2010, 124981, ohne Altersbeschränkung/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Kinostart (DE): 14.04.2011

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Glücksformeln
Weiterer Titel (DE) Glück - Vom Suchen und Finden eines Lebensgefühls

Versions

Original

Length:93 min
Format:1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby SR
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 26.10.2010, 124981, ohne Altersbeschränkung/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Kinostart (DE): 14.04.2011