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Awake: The Life of Yogananda (2014)

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Unique biopic about Yogananda, telling the story of his life and influence on yoga, religion and science, combining re-enactment, interviews, and verité.

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Cast

Credited cast:
George Harrison ... Himself (archive footage)
Anupam Kher ... Narrator
Reed Rudy ... Additional Voices
Russell Simmons ... Himself
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Storyline

Unique biopic about Yogananda, author of The Autobiography of a Yogi. In the 1920s, he brought Hindu spirituality to the West. This tells the story of his life and influence on yoga, religion and science, combining re-enactment, interviews, and verité. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

A man's journey, suspected. An ancient teaching, a modern world, between body and spirit. See more »

Genres:

Documentary

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements, some violent images and brief smoking | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Awake. Despierta: La vida de Yogananda See more »

Filming Locations:

USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,885, 12 October 2014

Gross USA:

$1,539,680

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,891,918
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CounterPoint Films See more »
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Color
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Trivia

In Spain the film was released in 4 theaters (3 provinces), widest release being 5 theaters (5 provinces) in Yelmo Cineplex. The film was projected in both dubbed and subtitled versions. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: Will is that which changes thought into energy.
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Soundtracks

Rama Bolo
Written by Jai Uttal & Ben Leinbach
Performed by Jai Uttal
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Inspiring and Very Interesting
25 January 2019 | by suepmarquisSee all my reviews

In the past year, I have been 'changed' by Yoga and Meditation. The Life of Yogananda is an amazing story of the man who brought True Yoga and Meditation to the West.


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