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PG| 1 hr. 57 min.

Plot Summary
A former teacher (Aasif Mandvi) returns to Trinidad, marries a merchant's (Om Puri) daughter and completes a book about Hindu faith.

Cast: Om Puri , James Fox , Aasif Mandvi , Sanjeev Bhaskar , Ayesha Dharker , Jimi Mistry , Zohra Segal , Sakina Jaffrey

Director: Ismail Merchant

Genres: Drama

Distributor: ThinkFilm

The Mystic Masseur (2001)

Release Date: May 3rd, 2002|1 hr. 57 min.

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  • 90
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Thanks to the clever, caring touch of director Ismail Merchant, working from a script by Caryl Phillips, this steadily engrossing film captures the book's bracing humor and humanity. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The pace is slow and the story neither takes off nor arrives anywhere. show more

  • 50
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    A haunting allegory about the rise and fall of a figure who possesses powerful charisma, if weak karma. show more

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