The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir

An Indian street magician who’s accidentally bounced around Europe after getting stuck in an Ikea wardrobe uses all his tricks in order to meet the woman of his dreams at the top of the Eiffel Tower.

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Aja, a poor but talented magician from Mumbai, is sent on a mysterious mission by his sick mother to visit the Eiffel Tower. A disaster with an eccentric taxi driver leaves him stranded outside Paris at IKEA, where he falls head over heels for Marie, a lovely Franco-American who befriends him. But his hopes for love are dashed when he accidentally gets stuck in a wardrobe and shipped across Europe. On the run from bandits and border police, he meets a colourful cast of characters as he hops across the globe escaping danger. Can his clever imagination and briefcase of magic tricks get him back to Paris to meet Marie and solve the mystery of his mother’s secret mission?

Ken Scott, France, USA, Belgium, Singapore, India, 2018, 96 min. English spoken, Dutch subtitles. With Dhanush, Bérénice Bejo, Erin Moriarty, Barkhad Abdi, Gérard Jugnot.