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'Happy People' a portrait of wilderness culture frozen in time ★★★
Serendipity is what gives us "Happy People: A Year in the Taiga," an intimate portrait of the vanishing breed of hunters and fishers still making a life in the isolated heart of Siberia, where a mild winter day is minus 30 and the only way in or out is by helicopter or boat.
By Betsy Sharkey, Tribune Newspapers critic
February 21, 2013