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Kumaré (2011)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 13 March 2011 (USA)
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A documentary about a man who impersonates a wise Indian Guru and builds a following in Arizona. At the height of his popularity, the Guru Kumaré must reveal his true identity to his disciples and unveil his greatest teaching of all.

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Vikram Gandhi
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vikram Gandhi ... Himself
Toby Toby ... Herself: Lilé
Greg Greg ... Himself: Vishalé
Molly Molly ... Herself: Mataré
Kimberley Kimberley ... Herself: Durgé
Stewart Stewart ... Himself: Antakaté
Joyce Joyce ... Herself: Joycé
Sue Sue ... Herself: Yesudasé
Rachel Rachel ... Herself: Gangé
Bobby Bobby ... Himself: Vijayé
Teresa Teresa ... Herself: Amaré
Riad Riad ... Himself: Charlé
Rachel Rachel ... Herself - Taré
Donna Donna ... Herself: Begalé
Andre Andre ... Himself: Ganavaté
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A documentary about a man who impersonates a wise Indian Guru and builds a following in Arizona. At the height of his popularity, the Guru Kumaré must reveal his true identity to his disciples and unveil his greatest teaching of all.

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The true story of a false prophet.

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Documentary

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kumare See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,601, 24 June 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$131,417, 21 December 2012
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Dolby

Color:

Color
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Worth seeing
28 February 2013 | by a-ostaSee all my reviews

The subject is a necessary truth and is right on time. The reason the rating is low is because someone gave the movie 2 stars based on personal disagreements rather than on the film's quality. There is no way this is a 2 star movie. I think it deals with a very important subject and there are fake gurus out there, and it just shows humanity's deep need for spirituality, as well as their profound gullibility. I have written a book about shamans and it sort of deals with the same side of the story. My book is called shamans and healers, if you are interested. In short, the movie is definitely worth seeing, and is more gutsy than I would be able to pull off. Good film.


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