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605 Ratings

Holy Smoke!

Holy Smoke

Directed by Jane Campion
Australia, 1999
Comedy, Drama


While on a journey of discovery in exotic India, beautiful young Ruth Barron falls under the influence of a charismatic religious guru. Her desperate parents then hire PJ Waters, a macho cult de-programmer who confronts Ruth in a remote desert hideaway…

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Holy Smoke! Directed by Jane Campion

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Elvira Notari Prize

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1999 | Nominee: Best Actress

National Society of Film Critics Awards

2000 | 3rd place: Best Actress

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