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On Happiness Road (2017)
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On Happiness Road (2017)
Original name: 幸福路上
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chi earned her American dream after persevering with her studies in Taiwan. Following her grandmothers’ death, Chi returns to her family on Happiness Road, where she begins to feel nostalgic about her childhood and starts to contemplate the meaning of “life” and “home”. What is happiness? Will Chi find her own happiness?
Style: non-linear
Plot: family relations, dog, pregnancy, teacher, police, earthquake, death, subway, train, hospital, singing, pregnant woman, chocolate, photograph, pigeon, american dream, bus, father daughter relationship, fire, childhood, grandmother, little girl, factory, funeral, rooster ...
Place: taiwan

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Duration: 93 min.
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Country: Japan, USA
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Duration: 111 min.
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Country: Japan, USA
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