Something Like Happiness

A psychological drama about three young people searching for their place in life and love in the existential desert of a provincial industrial town.

Czechia 2005
100 min.

Monika, Tonik and Dasha have grown up together in the same tower block. When the mental state of the schizophrenic Dasha suddenly deteriorates, the self-sacrificing Monika takes charge of her friend’s two small children. Only then does she realise how great a support she has in Tonik…and Tonik finally gets a chance to prove to his beloved Monika, himself and his parents that he is worth something after all… This psychological drama about three young people trying to find their place in life was the most highly rated domestic film of 2005.

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