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Based on the best-selling psychology book by Paul Watzlawick, the film tells the story of Tiffany Blechschmid, a neurotic, moony, superstitious, contradictory and, no surprises here, single young woman in her late-twenties.

  1. Sherry Hormann

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Johanna Wokalek

    Johanna Wokalek

    Tiffany Blechschmid

  2. Iris Berben

    Iris Berben

    Tiffanys Mutter

  3. David Kross

    David Kross


  4. Richy Müller

    Richy Müller

    Hans Luboschinski

  5. Benjamin Sadler

    Benjamin Sadler

    Frank Henne

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The Pursuit of Unhappiness
The Pursuit of Unhappiness


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Original Title Anleitung zum Unglücklichsein

Status Released

Release Information

  • November 29, 2012


    No children younger than 6 years admitted.

Original Language German

Runtime 1h 27m

Budget -

Revenue -



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