And the Pursuit of Happiness Trailer

And the Pursuit of Happiness Trailer (1986)

01 January 1986 Factual 81 mins

In 1986, Louis Malle, himself a transplant to the United States, set out to investigate the ever-widening range of immigrant experience in America. Interviewing a variety of newcomers (from teachers to astronauts to doctors) in middle- and working-class communities from coast to coast, Malle paints a generous, humane portrait of their individual struggles in an increasingly polyglot nation.

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Louis Malle

as Narrator

General Samosa

as Himself

Derek Walcott

as Himself


Louis Malle


James Bruce

James Bruce Producer

Louis Malle

Louis Malle Producer

International Releases Dates

United States 01 January 1986

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