A Fortune Teller Told Me

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A Fortune Teller Told Me (2011)


History is peppered with references to people who have searched for the meaning of life, trying to comprehend its mysteries and predict the future.

This series highlights travel sequences and information about the beliefs, history and culture of each country explored, following Brendan McDonnell’s ups and downs as he begins to struggle with matters of the spirit and the unexplained. It's a voyage into the unknown that becomes a voyage of self discovery.

Episode List

Brendan begins his search for soothsayers in Vaithiswaren Koil, South East India and travels north to Calcutta meeting many colorful and eccentric characters who claim to be able to read his past, present and future.
59 minutes
Two predictions come true within 24 hours.
59 minutes
Brendan visits shamans and healers in Thailand and Burma.
59 minutes
Brendan explores Laos and Cambodia, visitng an ancient cave, amazing sculpture park and a clairvoyant monk.
59 minutes
Leaving Cambodia, Brendan tries to come to terms with the many predictions made, the differences between rich and poor, spirituality and greed.
59 minutes
In the last scene we find Brendan in a stalagmite/stalactite cave millions of years old realizing the true purpose of his odyssey.
59 minutes

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Alfreda Weiss, posted on June 24, 2014

This is a great travel documentary venturing into remote areas meeting with fortune tellers. I became quite fond of McDonnell and wish him well in his future.

LINDA-ANNER, posted on April 27, 2013

This series looks so good but I can't watch this in Australia! Help!

Gaiam_TV, posted on April 27, 2013

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