The documentary STEAM OF A SMOKE STACK shows people who live at a place, which has been expanded and impressed by the local paper factory. The factory is the hero, who enables a save existence and promises satification - but it´s also the antagonist, who eliminates chances and makes human beings compliant. Indeed the residents have come to an arrangement with their situation and
give an insight of their very personal ways of beeing happy.
A documentary about the misery of happiness.
Directors: Elena Schwarz
Writers: Elena Schwarz
Producers: Birgit Klauser
Key cast: Judith Barfuss, Tjandra Warsosumarto