The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir (2018)

Genres - Adventure, Comedy, Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Adventure Comedy, Road Movie, Romantic Comedy  |   Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - Belgium, France, India, Singapore, United States  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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Synopsis by Augustine Chay

Director Ken Scott’s cross-cultural dramedy is an adaptation of French novelist Romain Puertolas’ novel, “The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe." It follows the exploits of an Indian street magician (Dhanush) who embarks on a wild, globe-trotting adventure that takes him to Paris (where he falls in love with a young French woman), London, Rome, and Tripoli.




estrangement, hostage, hot-air-balloon, journey, magician [performer], road-trip