Item - HAPPINESS IS A FOUR-LETTER WORD

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HAPPINESS IS A FOUR-LETTER WORD

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  • 2016 (Creation)

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89 mins
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Director: Thabang Moleya: South Africa, 2016
Producer: Junaid Ahmed, Bongiwe Selane and Helena Spring for Cream Magenta in association with National Film and Video Foundation and The Department of Trade and Industry and Junaid Ahmed Productions; distributed by Ster Kinekor Entertainment.
Writer: Busisiwe Ntintu and Cynthia Jele
Based on the novel of the same name by Cynthia Jele. Happiness is a four-letter word is a heart-warming romantic drama exploring the lives of three best friends - Nandi, Zaza and Princess - living the good life in fast paced Johannesburg. Nandi is on the fast track to being made partner at her law firm and is engaged to emerging entrepreneur, Thomas. Zaza is a trophy wife to the wealthy and successful property developer Bheki and Princess who is the celebrated owner of one of the trendiest art galleries in town, is living with her sexy and talented boyfriend, Leo. Perfectionist Nandi seems to have the New South African Dream life within her grasp, black female partner in a major firm, marriage, the perfect house - but it all goes up in flames a few months before the wedding. With her friends Zaza and Princess, Nandi will have to find out what truly makes her happy and then fight to get it. Participants: Tongayi Chirisa, Mmabatho Montsho, Khanyi Mbau, Renate Stuurman, Richard Lukunku, Chris Attoh, Terence Bridgett. Bonus feature: The making of Happiness is a four-letter word.

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