Le Bonheur
Le Bonheur (1966)

Agnes Varda wrote this drama about a married carpenter who begins a torrid affair with a postal clerk and tries to lead his life loving both her and his wife. (Alternate title: "Happiness")

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 23, 1966
DVD Release Date: January 22, 2008
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For Varda, chance is more of a reason people get married than love is.

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Stella Dallas
just a remarkable film. varda paints the super-idyllic life of a young couple and their children (played by an irl family) that is all surface and far too good… More
Eric Broome
Over within 80 minutes, Agnes Varda's "Le Bonheur" (Happiness) is a curious little movie that's bound to generate discussion if you see it… More
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Walter M.
In "Le Bonheur," Francois(Jean-Claude Drouot) and Therese(Claire Drouot) are a young married couple, parents of two children, and very much in love.… More
Bruce Bruce
After seeing this film I now know why the french enjoyed our American Westerns so much, this movie suxs, Its so slow and finally at the end they had a point.… More
Anastasia Bartzoulianou
You have to be careful while watching this film, so that you don't miss the subtle ironies: for example, after Therèse asks her husband whether he prefers… More