The Mystic Masseur
|Release Date: May 03, 2002||Running Time: 117 mins.|
|MPAA Rating: PG||Box Office: $398,610.00|
|Genre: Adaptation, Drama, Period|
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Summary:In colonial 1940s Trinidad, schoolteacher Ganesh is a man determined to write a book. Moving from the Port of Spain to his country village, Ganesh sets up shop as a masseur to support himself and his radiant new wife, Leela, while pursuing his dream. He soon becomes an expert on Hinduism and mystical "healing" and proclaims himself the Mystic Masseur; propelled by fame, Ganesh enters politics, a move that forces him to face an inherent conflict between his ambitions and his values.