Rude Awakening is a documentary about self discovery. It is an exploration of the age old questions: “who am I?” and “why am I here?”. The film combines real interviews with a fictional cinematic narrative to create a beautiful immersive experience. This is a story about the hardships of embarking on the journey within. A road filled with trials and tribulations, from awakening to the dark night of the human, to finally emerging into real freedom.
Follow Jonathan as he sets out on a once in a lifetime adventure. As he travels around the world, he interviews six dear friends that are on their own inner journey, as well as random strangers on the street to discover if there is a red thread connecting all our journeys.