A Portrait on the Search for Happiness

    • Benjamin Rost
    • Germany
    • 59 min
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    A desert bordered by a deep cold sea. A torn landscape which hides the purest diamonds on earth deep beneath it. Digging for these diamonds with bare hands day and night, are young men on the frontier of a new diamond rush in South Africa. Hope beckons for the previously drug addicted Vianey who yearns for a better life. Nelson Mandela's dream urges the homeless cook Patrick on into this new, hopeful future. Only George, the diamond diver, who once was a millionaire, is still hanging on to his memories of a bygone time. A poetic journey through the desert, the wind and the sand.

    Credits

    Director
    Benjamin Rost
    Production
    Mark Szilagyi for MSZ - Production & Consulting

    Contact

    World Sales
    Daisy Hayes for Journeyman Pictures
    Festival Handling
    Daisy Hayes for Journeyman Pictures

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    Spoken languages
    Afrikaans
    English
    Zulu
    Xhosa

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