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THE EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY OF THE FAKIR

by Ken Scott

synopsis

The story of Ajatashatru Oghash Rathod, a fakir who tricks his local village in Rajasthan, India into believing his possesses special powers and into paying him to fly to Paris to buy a bed of nails from an Ikea store.

international title: The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir
original title: L'Extraordinaire voyage du Fakir
country: France, Italy, Belgium, United States
sales agent: TF1 Studio
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Ken Scott
film run: 92'
release date: FR 30/05/2018, CZ 14/06/2018,PT 14/06/2018, IT 4/07/2018, DE 2/08/2018, FI 17/08/2018, PL 24/08/2018
screenplay: Luc Bossi, Jon Goldman
cast: Erin Moriarty, Bérénice Bejo, Barkhad Abdi, Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse, Dhanush, Gérard Jugnot, Mar Sodupe, Seema Biswas, Stefano Cassetti, Abel Jafri
cinematography by: Vincent Mathias
film editing: Philippe Bourgueil, Yvann Thibaudeau
costumes designer: Valérie Ranchoux
music: Nicolas Errèra
producer: Aditi Anand, Luc Bossi, Saurabh Gupta, Jaime Mateus-Tique
co-producer: Genevieve Lemal
executive producer: Mario Mazzarotto
associate producer: Luc Hardy
production: Brio Films, Vamonos Films, Paco Cinematografica, TF1 Films Production, Scope Pictures, Aleph Motion Pictures (US), Little Red Car Films (IN)
backing: Wallimage (BE)
distributor: Sony Pictures Releasing France, Notorious Pictures