Thirteen Conversations About One Thing

Synopsis: A physics professor approaching middle age decides to change his life with unexpected results. A rising young prosecuting attorney's plans are thrown into disarray as the result of a single careless act while distracted. A woman reluctantly faces her husband's infidelity. An envious insurance claims manager with family problems seeks revenge on a cheerful coworker, but has second thoughts. And an optimistic young cleaning woman awaits a miracle, only to have her faith shaken by a traumatic event. These ordinary people all find themselves asking the fundamental question philosophers have pondered throughout history: What is happiness, and how does one achieve it?
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Jill Sprecher
Production: Sony Pictures Classics
  8 wins & 7 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.1
Metacritic:
74
Rotten Tomatoes:
83%
R
Year:
2001
104 min
$3,004,491
Website
7 Views

At last at home.

I. .. did not get a taxi.

So I took the subway.

and my umbrella did not

was in my briefcase.

Is there by the door.

Been smoking again?

- I wish he had talked to someone.

- I told you, I'm fine.

I decided to look on the bright side

the whole episode.

At least distract me

of my routine.

You sound like you deserve it.

I remembered the night

the guy who did this to me.

Had it been a boy,

I might not have been so surprised.

But he was almost my age.

To my knowledge he had

wife, bills to pay,

dines at the same time every night.

Just like me.

For God's sake,

could have been me.

But what do you want?

What everyone wants:

Live life to the fullest.

agreed with enthusiasm,

be happy.

"13 Visions"

"Show me a happy man."

I serve another round, Patrick.

- It's on time?

- Over 15 minutes.

15 minutes. Happy hour.

Apparently not, if you look good.

At least I'm happy.

I sent another culprit to jail today.

I took more of an undesirable streets.

Show me a happy guy and I will show

yet another disaster to happen.

If you do not mind asking,

what makes you an authority on the subject?

I met a guy a happy time.

It was his curse.

That guy you met, he

did not have to be a vice conducting bar

drinking alone, right?

A guy who worked with me. Liked

brag about having everything under control.

Every day it was in the office, sat

and read the newspaper until 9:00 or 9:30,

At the end of the day let things

5 munutes stowed missing,

Every Wednesday after lunch

turned around the block,

And back hair cut with a

sandwich and lottery tickets.

One morning I did the same routine,

read the news as usual

Seeing it was drawn,

and discovered that one of the tickets in your

portfolio worth $ 2 million.

Then rose rapidly and

at once resigned.

I needed to see the smile on

face that guy.

But you know what they say: Fortune smiles

to each other and kids.

So what happened: Neighbors

started coming to borrow money,

A woman appeared at the door saying

be loving and wanting her part,

His wife was a bitch about it,

someone threatened to kidnap his son teenager,

And his son had

planned everything myself,

and also went with his mother-roll,

because he had asked her to pray for him

for good luck,

Then she says he got the money

because she lit candles,

Ai was thinking that I had half

the money and sued.

So, with all its

confiscated property,

not to mention the extortion and

loans, totally broke.

Then without realizing it, again

crawling into the office ...

"Give me my job right back ..."

Whatever.

He wanted his old life back.

Now you tell me if this does not

was a curse, then what was?

Yes, but there is little difference

between your friend and me:

He wanted to get ahead in life

easily.

Where I do.

I work hard, meet my hours,

go to court, where do.

- May have been lucky this time.

- I do not believe in luck.

Luck is the lazy excuse.

You look like you a guy who always

lucky in life.

Let me guess, private school, Yates Club

Travel to Europe in summer, is not it?

Family fortune.

Let me say it was a pleasure

talk to you, friend.

Now if you'll excuse me ...

I'm going back there with my friends

and celebrate.

It may serve him for my other

mind, Patrick?

Good story buddy.

- Who is your new friend there?

- Ah ... he is a storyteller of the bar.

Won a lottery ticket without premium.

He was trying to make you feel

guilty for having fun?

Surely not, because as we say:

Heck the blame!

We've had enough for today.

For my friend's bar

in the corner.

You my friend, yes sir.

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