In Search of Happiness: Russia

In the middle of the Russian winter, Antoine leaves for Moscow to prove that happiness still exists in temperatures of -10 degrees. He visits Gorki Park, where Muscovites spend their free time, to try and skate across the biggest ice rink in the world, and get taken along it by dogs on a harness.

Our happiness adventurer tries ice fishing, a typical Russian pastime, and takes refuge in a Dacha – a traditional country house – to make a Shashlik, a kind of barbecue in the snow. He learns about the Butheyko Method, a Russian breathing technique, and goes to meet Andrei Bildjo, creator of the famous character ‘Petrovich’, the name given to one of the liveliest bars in Moscow.

Other episodes include Cape Verde, California, Bali, Sweden and Brazil.

Full Series


  • Year: 2013
  • Duration: 52 mins
  • Director: ERIK WORINGER
  • Available Versions: FRA
  • Country of production: France

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