THE GRAMMAR OF HAPPINESS
In a remote river system in Brazil's Amazon Basin live the last 300 members of the Piraha tribe. To western eyes, they are some of the most remarkable humans on earth. For 30 years, Linguistics Professor Daniel Everett attempted to understand these unique people who have no words for colours, numbers or time, nor any fiction, art, or memories of their predecessors. Essential Viewing has secured access to Daniel Everett as he sets out to prove the ground breaking theories resulting from his 30 years with the Piraha - can the language we speak actually define the way we think?