FAKIR OF VENICE

By Anand SURAPUR

OUTREACH MOTION PICTURES PVT. LTD. - as PROD

Black comedy - Completed 2014

Fakir of Venice highlights internal conflicts which lead to people conning themselves.

    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Black comedy, First film, Drama
    • Countries
    • INDIA, ITALY
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, HINDI
    • Budget
    • 3 - 5 M$
    • Duration
    • 91 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Anand SURAPUR
    • Writer(s)
    • Rajesh DEVRAJ
    • Producer(s)
    • Anand SURAPUR (Phat Phish India Pvt. Ltd.)
    • Synopsis
    • An Indian con man is hired to find a fakir who can bury himself in sand for
      an installation art project in Venice. He passes off a poor slum dweller from
      Bombay as the real thing, conning the European art world successfully.
      It is the story of a strange relationship. A relationship between two
      characters who are brought together to carry out a deception. To pull it off,
      however, they must learn to shed the layers of deceit, and move towards
      understanding themselves, and each other.
      ‘The Fakir Of Venice’ is a black comedy/drama in English and Hindi based
      on a true story
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