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162 Ratings

...And the Pursuit of Happiness

Directed by Louis Malle
United States, France, 1986
Documentary, TV Movie


In 1986, Louis Malle set out to investigate the ever-widening range of immigrant experience in America. Interviewing a variety of newcomers in middle- and working-class communities from coast to coast, Malle paints a generous, humane portrait of their individual struggles.

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...And the Pursuit of Happiness Directed by Louis Malle

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You can time-travel back three decades and still not escape Trump’s swamp, but Malle’s compassionate movie, alert throughout to injustice, also optimistically suggests that many of these lives will turn out okay, against redoubtable odds.
May 17, 2017
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