Winner of Melbourne Awards 2016 | Winner of Most Popular Indian Film Festival Abroad 2017
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Buy Tickets
France | 92 min | 2018 | French / English With English SubtitlesVictorian Premiere
Saturday, August 18, 05.00 PM | HOYTS Melbourne Central
Sunday, August 19, 05.00 PM | VILLAGE Cinema, Century City (in English)
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir is a French English-language comedy-adventure film directed by Ken Scott and starring Dhanush. It is based on a novel by Romain Puertolas titled The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir. The story of Ajatashatru Oghash Rathod, a fakir who tricks his local village in Rajasthan, India into believing his possesses special powers and into paying him to fly to Paris to buy a bed of nails from an Ikea store. The film was shot in four countries: India, France, Italy, and Libya.
Director Ken Scott
Cast Dhanush, Bérénice Bejo, Erin Moriarty, Barkhad Abdi, Gérard Jugnot, Abel Jafri, Ben Miller
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