Silence and Light

The Infinite Happiness

Directors: Louise Lemoine, Ila Beka
France, Denmark, 2015, 83’, color
Danish with Turkish subtitles
 

Conceived as a personal video diary, The Infinite Happiness is an architectural experience. The film takes us to the heart of one of the contemporary housing development considered to be a new model of success. Inhabiting the giant “8 House” built by Danish architect Bjarke Ingels in the suburbs of Copenhagen, Ila Bêka & Louise Lemoine recount their subjective experience of living inside this experiment of vertical village, elected in 2011 “World best residential building.” As a Lego game, the film builds up a collection of life stories all interconnected by their personal relation to the building. The film draws the lines of a human map which allows the viewer to discover the building through an inner and intimate point of view and questions the architecture's ability to create collective happiness showing the surprising results of this new type of social model of the 21st century.

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