Kumaré Poster

Release Date: 2011

DVD Release Date: March 12th, 2013

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 24 min

Plot Summary
Lapsed Hindu Vikram Gandhi conducts an experiment, in which he poses as a guru and attracts a number of devotees, but unexpectedly finds that his followers are receiving genuine benefits from his deception.

Cast: Vikram Gandhi

Director: Vikram Gandhi

Genres: Documentary

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  • Kumaré has a premise that could've been the launching point for one of Sascha Baron Cohen and Larry Charles's satirical outrages. show more

  • In a sense, the deception he practices on his followers is contemptible, but in another sense, they're all in it together. The film's implication seems to be: It doesn't matter if a religion's teachings are true. What matters is if you think they are. show more

  • Gandhi is talented enough, and compassionate enough, that his tour of the human need to believe in something becomes not just mocking, but touching. show more

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