Scene from the film Maison du bonheur
Scene from the film Maison du bonheur
Scene from the film Maison du bonheur
Scene from the film Maison du bonheur
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Maison du bonheur

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Sofia Bohdanowicz's quiet masterpiece Maison du bonheur is a documentary that studies the day-to-day life of a Parisian astrologer, who has been residing in the same Montmartre apartment for over 50 years. Bohdanowicz brings her characteristic tenderness to bear on a subject whose purposeful, ordered existence exudes an all-encompassing joy rarely felt in contemporary cinema.


  • Original title
    Maison du bonheur
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Sofia Bohdanowicz
  • DOP
    Sofia Bohdanowicz
  • Editing
    Sofia Bohdanowicz
  • Sound
    Matthew Chan
  • Duration
    62 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Canada
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • BAFICI - Retrospective, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2017
    • Hot Docs Canadian Int Film Festival, Toronto, Canada, 2017
    • Vancouver International Film Festival, Vancouver, Canada, 2017
    • Reykjavík International Film Festival, Reykjavík, Iceland, 2017
    • Rencontres International du Documentaire Montréal, 2017
    • Cinemateca Distrital, Bogotá, Colombia, 2017
    • Kingston Canadian Film Festival, Kingston, Canada, 2018
    • Sarasota Film Festival, Sarasota, USA, 2018
    • Seattle Northwest Film Forum, Seattle, USA, 2018
    • Doclisboa, Portugal, 2019 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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