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Kumaré Review

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  • 3.0

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    Mixed or average reviews
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  • 50

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    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Gandhi tries to dodge criticism of his mocking scam by rationalizing that even a phony wise man can offer real solace.

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  • 70

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    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    A goal of this practical program of discipline and reflection is to cultivate an inner guru so that you don't need someone like Kumaré.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times

    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.

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