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Happiness reveals local people’s thoughts about happiness in Salo, Finland. Salo is a town in economical turmoil due to Nokia factory’s layoffs that took place during the shooting. The thoughts were collected at the market place via a happiness test on rocking chairs. The imagery consists of existing degrowth ideas like local bio-organic farming, renting services, and local traveling. The video documentary has prequel called Degrowth.

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English title / Happiness
Teoksen nimi suomeksi / Onni
Original title / Onni
Keywords / interviews, human relations, philosophy, being happy, health
Type / Single channel
Genre / documentary
Country / Finland
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:07:27
Language / Finnish
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2012
Cast / Mari Keski-Korsu (Director), Mari Keski-Korsu (Camera), Taiteen keskustoimikunta (Funder), Freja Bäckman (Sound), Mari Keski-Korsu (Author)
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