Meetings with Remarkable Men (1979)

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G.I. Gurdjieff is a spiritual teacher and mystic who, after a lifetime study, developed a form of meditation incorporating modern dance.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dragan Maksimovic ...
G.I. Gurdjieff
Prince Lubovedsky
Mikica Dimitrijevic ...
Young Gurdjieff
Athol Fugard ...
Professor Skridlov
Gurdjieff's Father
Fahro Konjhodzic ...
David Markham ...
Dean Borsh
Natasha Parry ...
Bruce Myers ...
Colin Blakely ...
Tamil (as Colin Blakeley)
Grégoire Aslan ...
Armenian Priest / Le prêtre arménien
Tom Fleming ...
Father Giovanni
Andrew Keir ...
Head of Sarmoung Monastery
Sami Tahasuni ...
Bogga Eddin
Fabijan Sovagovic ...


The story of G.I. Gurdjieff and his travels to achieve enlightenment and inner growth. Beginning with his childhood, the movie follows his journeys through Central Asia as he discovers new levels of spirituality through music, dance and near-encounters with death. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <>

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14 November 1979 (France)  »

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G.I. Gurgyejev csodálatos élete  »

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Last theatrical film of Grégoire Aslan. See more »


Prince Lubovedsky: I have seen many miracles and tried to explain them, but it has brought me no understanding.
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It evokes aspiration for things other than mere food, drink, entertainment, sex and comfort. It proves the power of the soul.
31 October 2006 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

We do not have the opportunity in our days to discover hidden powers within our soul which will enable us to have a worthy living, as real human beings. It means that there are other things, apart from the everyday cares, which start to be visible, if you really come to really understand the meaning of the movie and not superficially looking at it as movie entertainment or out of curiosity. Also, it makes us more open minded to understand and look the differences between people both in the way of life and personal characteristics. We usually dislike what we are not accustomed to, without paying attention to the fact that embracing differences in a positive way, we enlarge and enrich our soul.

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