The Mystic Masseur
The Mystic Masseur, a joyful drama of optimism, self-belief and wondrous imagination, that can work miracles.
Based on the first novel of Nobel winning V S Naipaul,The Mystic Masseur , is the first ever film adaptation of any of Naipaul's work.
The Mystic Masseur tells the story of 'Ganesh', a struggling author, who finds his fortune when he discovers he has an ability to cure people's minds. It is rare to see a rags-to-riches story in which we are so intimately involved with the characters, so sympathetic to them, and led so easily to understand that riches may not always be a good trade for the happiness of youthful ambition.
- Type of film
- Running Time
- 117 mins
- 35mm Fuji
- Ismail Merchant
- Paul Bradley, Richard Hawley
- Roberto Silvi
- Caryl Phillips
- Director of Photography
- Ernie Vincze
- Peter Schneider
- Richard Robbins, Zakir Hussain
- Principal Cast
- Om Puri, James Fox, Aasif Mandvi, Ayesha Duarker, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Jimi Mistry
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Last updated 26th November 2005