Special Events

Opening Night

FRIDAY 17 AUGUST | 7:00 PM | HOYTS Entertainment Quarter
Special Screening: The Extraordinary Journey Of Fakir
2018 | 92 Minutes | Rating: Festival Rating
Language: French, English
Director: Ken Scott
Cast: Dhanush, Bérénice Bejo, Erin Moriarty, Barkhad Abdi, Gérard Jugnot, Abel Jafri, Ben Miller
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir is a French English-language comedy-adventure film directed by Ken Scott and starring Dhanush. It is based on a novel by Romain Puertolas titled The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir. 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.The film was shot in four countries: India, France, Italy, and Libya.
Join us for this extraordinary celebration as kick start a weekend full of best of Indian films in Sydney!