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The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir

The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir

A Feature film by Ken Scott

Produced by Brio Films

Release in France : 30/05/2018


    Aja, a clever young street magician from Mumbai, sets out on an extraordinary journey when his mother passes away, to  nd the father he never knew. He discovers love in a Swedish furniture store in Paris, mortal danger with Somali migrants in England, fame on a dance  oor in Rome and adventure in a hot-air balloon over the Mediterranean sea. In the end, he realizes life’s true treasures - and who he really wants to be.



    The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir

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    Actors (10)

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    Executive Producer :

    Brio Films

    Foreign production companies :

    Scope Pictures, Little Red Car Films

    French distribution :

    Sony Pictures Releasing (France) (ex-Columbia Tristar Films)

    Co-productions :

    Vamonos Films, TF1 Studio (ex-TF1 International), La Belle Company

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    TF1 Studio (ex-TF1 International)

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    Full credits (16)

    Executive Producers :

    Luc Bossi, Grégoire Lassalle, Geneviève Lemal

    Author of original work :

    Romain Puertolas

    Foreign producers :

    Aditi Anand, Saurabh Gupta, Jaime Mateus Tique, Gulzar Inder Singh Chahal

    Sound recordists :

    Dominique Warnier, Damien Aubry, Marc Doisne

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Etienne Lerbret, Stéphane Ribola

    Continuity supervisor :

    Cathy Mlakar

    Music Composer :

    Nicolas Errera

    Costume designer :

    Valérie Ranchoux

    Assistant Director :

    Dominique Delany

    Screenwriters :

    Luc Bossi, Romain Puertolas, Ken Scott

    Director of Photography :

    Vincent Mathias

    Production Manager :

    Pierre Wallon

    Editor :

    Philippe Bourgueil

    Production Designers :

    Alain-Pascal Housiaux, Patrick Dechesne

    Casting :

    Marie-France Michel, Sébastien Moradellios, Rachel Desmarets, Avy Kaufman

    Location Manager :

    Arnaud Aubey

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    Feature film

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    Comedy, Adventure

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    Coproducer countries :

    France (43.85%), Belgium (35.53%), India (20.62%)

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    Majority French (France, Belgium, India)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

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    HD 2K

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