How many possessions do you really need to be happy? We follow three people who decide to become minimalists for a year. The average household in Germany 100 years ago had 180 things, but today it's more like 10,000 things. The quest for constant stimulation and aggressive advertising means people are consuming more and more.
This programme by German channel ZDF is part of The European Collection, a joint initiative of European public media (ARD, ARTE, France Télévisions, SSR SRG and ZDF), coordinated by ARTE and supported by the Creative Europe - MEDIA programme.