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262 Ratings



Directed by Aleksandr Medvedkin
Soviet Union, 1935
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy


Aleksandr Medvedkin’s Happiness, as rowdy as any Soviet silent movie, is a comic parable composed of equal parts of Tex Avery and Luis Buñuel. It satirizes the plight of a Soviet farmer who finds himself providing for the state, the church, and his peers at the expense of personal satisfaction.

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Happiness Directed by Aleksandr Medvedkin

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