The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir

The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir

The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir

A fakir tricks his village into paying for him to fly to Paris to go to Ikea in this French-American drama directed by Ken Scott (Starbuck).

2018Rating: M, Occasional coarse language92 minsFrance, USA
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Stuff

Stuff

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If you're in an uncynical and generous mood, this is a colourful crowdpleaser with a little on its mind to say.

3.0
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South China Morning Post

South China Morning Post

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Where Puertolas' novel humanised immigrants and asylum seekers, the film too often falls back on broad racial archetypes.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

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Never too edgy or too suspenseful or too violent, it just rolls along at a nice pace telling a nice story.

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

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A movie that does eventually deliver its parcel by the final act - even if it is tenuously wrapped.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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A winsome if all-too-saccharine migration adventure.

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FilmInk

FilmInk

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...a delightful treasure hunt of wild coincidences told in a fairy-tale of a story...

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Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

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[Aja and Nelly's] Bollywood dance routine brings the house down.

3.0
0
Stuff

Stuff

press

If you're in an uncynical and generous mood, this is a colourful crowdpleaser with a little on its mind to say.

3.0
0
South China Morning Post

South China Morning Post

press

Where Puertolas' novel humanised immigrants and asylum seekers, the film too often falls back on broad racial archetypes.

0
Screen Daily

Screen Daily

press

Never too edgy or too suspenseful or too violent, it just rolls along at a nice pace telling a nice story.

0
New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

press

A movie that does eventually deliver its parcel by the final act - even if it is tenuously wrapped.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

A winsome if all-too-saccharine migration adventure.

0
FilmInk

FilmInk

press

...a delightful treasure hunt of wild coincidences told in a fairy-tale of a story...

0
Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

press

[Aja and Nelly's] Bollywood dance routine brings the house down.

3.0
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