Bérénice Béjo comedy adventure 'The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir' finds Canadian home (exclusive)

Screen | 5/23/2019 | Jeremy Kay
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A-Z Films has acquired Canadian rights to comedy adventure The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir starring Indian star Dhanush and featuring Bérénice Béjo.

Quebecois Ken Scott (Starbuck, Delivery Man, La Grande Séduction) directed the English-language France-India-Belgium co-production about a Mumbai hustler who embarks on a voyage across Europe in search of his estranged father.

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En route, the traveller love in a Swedish furniture store in Paris, gets into trouble with Somali immigrants and winds up in London, finds fortune in Rome, and escapes an unlikely adversary in a hot air balloon.

Barkhad Abdi, Erin Moriarty, Abel Jafri, Gérard Jugnot, Ben Miller, Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse, and Stefano Cassetti round out the key cast.

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Romain Puértolas and Luc Bossi adapted the screenplay from Puértolas’ novel The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe. Bossi produced through his Paris-based Brio Films, and the...
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