The Happiest Man on Earth
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The Happiest Man on Earth is a documentary film about (un)wellbeing of men in 2018. Finland is the happiest country in the world says the UN report but what is the situation with Finnish men? Why do they die 6 years prior to Finnish women? This dilemma is handled through six different stories and supported by the best experts. All the stories are joined by the theme of wellbeing and equality.
Joonas Berghäll is one of the most internationally acclaimed Finnish directors. His documentary feature Steam of Life (2010) was nominated for the European Film Award and selected as Finland’s bid for the Oscars. Steam of Life and Mother’s Wish (2015) focused on social issues through a personal point of view. His latest works as a producer are Kaisa’s Enchanted Forest (Berlinale) and Entrepreneur (IDFA).