Le Grand Voyage
Le Grand Voyage (2005)

Out of filial duty and a sense of adventure, Reda, a young French man, agrees to accompany his elderly Moroccan father on the hajj -- the pilgrimage to Mecca. It is an obligatory trip for every good Muslim who can afford it. The only catch:… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 28, 2006
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Don Willmott
Filmcritic.com

a story told on both the largest and smallest scales. It's fascinating both ways.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Explores the experiences of a devout Muslim and his secular adolescent son as they drive through seven countries on the pilgrimage to Mecca.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Dares to confront spiritual hot topics like the collision between Islam and the West ... in a refreshingly balanced, understanding way.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Old man good, young man bad -- I get it already!

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

the film's final scenes in Mecca are truly awe-inspiring

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Flixster Audience Score: 87% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
I was expecting the father and son to grow together over the course of their journey. I believe that was the intent of the film maker. I kept waiting, but very… More
Sarah Burton
I can't believe this film is on here! Fair play.