...And the Pursuit of Happiness

And the Pursuit of Happiness
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Film poster
Directed byLouis Malle
Produced byJames Bruce
Narrated byLouis Malle
CinematographyLouis Malle
Edited byNancy Baker
Distributed byHBO
Release date
  • 1986 (1986)
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

And the Pursuit of Happiness (French: La poursuite du bonheur) is a 1986 documentary film for television directed by Louis Malle about the experiences of immigrants in the United States during the 1980s. It was originally released as part of HBO's America Undercover series on Independence Day 1986.[1] The film "appeared at a time when immigrants from Latin America and Asia for the first time outnumbered those coming from Europe".[2] It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival.[3] It was released on public television in 1988 and won a Peabody Award the following year.[4][5]

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  1. ^ Schneider, Steve (June 29, 1986). "Cable Tv Notes; from Many Sources, Celebrations of the Country's Diversity". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
  2. ^ Hessling, Vincent. "...And the Pursuit of Happiness". dash of thought. Retrieved June 16, 2020.
  3. ^ "Festival de Cannes: And the Pursuit of Happiness". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved July 20, 2009.
  4. ^ Blau, Eleanor (September 1, 1988). "TV Notes". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
  5. ^ ". . .and the Pursuit of Happiness". Retrieved January 30, 2019.

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