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The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir (2018)

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Ajatashatru Lavash Patel has lived all his life in a small Mumbai neighborhood tricking people with street magic and fakir stunts. He sets out on a journey to find his estranged father, but instead gets dragged on a never-ending adventure.

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Ken Scott

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Luc Bossi (screenplay), Jon Goldman (collaboration) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Dhanush ... Ajatashatru Lavash Patel
Bérénice Bejo ... Nelly Marnay
Erin Moriarty ... Marie
Barkhad Abdi ... Wiraj
Gérard Jugnot ... Gustave
Ben Miller ... Officer Smith
Abel Jafri ... Captain Fik
Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse ... Rose
Kay Greidanus ... Pieter
Amruta Sant Amruta Sant ... Siringh
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Seema Biswas
Christian Bronchart Christian Bronchart ... Border Force Dancer
Stefano Cassetti ... Alfredo
Uwamungu Cornelis Uwamungu Cornelis ... Baleki
Adonis Danieletto Adonis Danieletto ... Manager of the department store
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Storyline

-In a neighborhood of Mumbai resides a colony of magicians, puppeteers, fire-eaters and other artistes. Among them is Aja, who as a child, possesses an exceptional talent. He is a 'fakir', who can float, swallow sabers and he is equipped with an array of tricks, which he mastered to perfection. He also performed miraculous healings. But when his mother gives him a plane ticket to Paris and instructs him to carry out a mysterious job, he is completely upset as he has never left his little neighborhood before. Written by Hugo Van Herpe

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Country:

France | USA | Belgium | Singapore | India

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 May 2018 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A Extraordinária Viagem do Faquir See more »

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2.35 : 1
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When the project was announced, Alexandra Daddario, Uma Thurman and Gemma Arterton were a part of the cast. See more »

Goofs

On the Europe map shown when Aji is traveling, the capitol of Switzerland, Berne, is marked incorrectly. The red star labeled "Berne" actually is at the location of Zurich. See more »

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Wonderful
21 August 2018 | by ronityagurSee all my reviews

This is the sort of movie that they don't make anymore, the kind you remember as a child, where everyone is bigger and grander than in real life, where magic can take place, where romance can sweep the globe, and love conquers all. I haven't enjoyed a film so much in years.


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