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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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Dragan Maksimovic ...
G.I. Gurdjieff
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Prince Lubovedsky
Mikica Dimitrijevic ...
Young Gurdjieff
Athol Fugard ...
Professor Skridlov
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Gurdjieff's Father
Fahro Konjhodzic ...
Soloviev
David Markham ...
Dean Borsh
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Vitvitskaia
Bruce Myers ...
Yelov
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Tamil (as Colin Blakeley)
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Armenian Priest / Le prêtre arménien
Tom Fleming ...
Father Giovanni
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Head of Sarmoung Monastery
Sami Tahasuni ...
Bogga Eddin
Fabijan Sovagovic ...
Dervish
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Pogossian
Gerry Sundquist ...
Karpenko
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Dr. Ivanov
Bruce Purchase ...
Father Maxim
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kudsi Ergüner
Cimenli Fahrettin
Nigel Greaves
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Captain (as Constantin de Goguel)
Malcolm Hayes ...
Teacher
Paul Henley
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Monk
Mitchell Horner
Ahmet Kutbay
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Pavlov (as Roger Lloyd-Pack)
Abbas Moayeri
Oscar Peck
Alan Tilvern
Tony Vogel
Jeremy Wilkin ...
Artillery Officer
Ben Zimet

Directed by

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Peter Brook

Written by (WGA)

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Peter Brook ... (writer)
 
G.I. Gurdjieff ... (writer)
 
Jeanne Salzmann ... (writer)

Produced by

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Michael Currer-Briggs ... executive producer
Stuart Lyons ... producer
Robert Watts ... associate producer

Music by

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Laurence Rosenthal

Cinematography by

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Gilbert Taylor

Film Editing by

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John Jympson

Editorial Department

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William Webb ... assistant editor
Eunice Mountjoy ... first assistant editor (uncredited)

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Georges Wakhévitch

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Malek Jahan Khazai ... (as Malak Khazai)

Costume Design by

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Malak Khazal

Makeup Department

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Jeanette Freeman ... (hairdressing)
Neville Smallwood ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Roy Goddard ... production manager
Jean-Claude Lubtchansky ... production associate

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Gus Agosti ... first assistant director
Terence Churcher ... first assistant director: second unit
Kieron Phipps ... third assistant director
Nina Soufy ... assistant director

Art Department

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Paddy Bennett ... props
Jean Forester ... construction manager
Bill MacLaren ... construction manager
Terry Parr ... set dresser
Edward Rodrigo ... property buyer
Ian Whittaker ... set dresser

Sound Department

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Ken Barker ... sound recordist
Ron Davis ... sound editor
John Hayward ... re-recording mixer
Les Healey ... assistant: sound editor
Teddy Mason ... sound editor
John Salter ... boom operator
George Stephenson ... sound recordist
Graham V. Hartstone ... re-recording mixer (uncredited)

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Kit West ... special effects

Camera and Electrical Department

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Kenneth Atherfold ... camera grip (as Ken Atherfold)
Peter Bloor ... electrician
Geoff Glover ... camera operator
Jamie Harcourt ... clapper loader
Terry Lewis ... best boy
Vic Smith ... chief electrician
Ron Taberer ... chief electrician / gaffer
Peter Taylor ... focus puller

Casting Department

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Maggie Cartier ... casting
Bojana Makavejev ... casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Gloria Barnes ... wardrobe mistress
John Hilling ... wardrobe master

Location Management

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Ray Freeborn ... location manager

Music Department

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Thomas de Hartmann ... composer: additional music - selections from his works
Graham Harris ... music editor
David Hykes ... composer: song "Harmonic Opening"
Alain Kremski ... music arranger: choral
Laurence Rosenthal ... conductor / music adaptor: de Hartmann / music arranger / orchestrator
Eric Tomlinson ... music engineer / music mixer

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Marilyn Clarke ... production coordinator
Robin Demetriou ... cast and crew chef
Brian Gibbs ... production accountant
Olivier Laignel ... unit doctor
Robert Rietty ... dialogue supervisor
Simon Harris ... production trainee (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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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Taglines Gardijeff's search for hidden knowledge See more »
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Also Known As
  • Rencontres avec des hommes remarquables (France)
  • Encuentros con hombres notables (Chile)
  • G.I. Gurgyejev csodálatos élete (Hungary)
  • Synantiseis me axiosimeiotous anthropous (Greece)
  • Encuentro con hombres notables (Chile)
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  • 108 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Last theatrical film of Grégoire Aslan. See more »
Quotes G.I. Gurdjieff: My father says one thing: if you want to lose your faith, make friends with a priest.
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