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DVDs DVDs | Criterion Collection | c2005 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD I WORLD (URDU))
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Imprint
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, c2005.
Edition
Widescreen version.
Descript
1 video disc (125 min.) sd., col. 4 3/4 in.
Series
Merchant ivory collection
System Det
DVD, Dolby digital mono., stereo.
Note
In Urdu and Hindi, with English subtitles.
Cast
Shashi Kapoor, Om Puri, Shabana Azmi.
Credits
Screenplay, Anita Desai and Shahrukh Husain ; producer, Wahid Chowhan ; director, Ismail Merchant.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
Bsed on the novel by Anita Desai.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
A lyrical, comic drama about contemporary Indian culture, society, and domestic life. The central themes are, first, the threatened extinction of the Urdu language - much prized for its beauty, sophistication, and its great literary tradition - and, second, the story of two men pursuing their ideals against great odds
Note
Special features: new video interviews with director Ismail Merchant and stars Shashi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, and Om Puri ; original theatrical trailer.
Local Note
MW, 7-05
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ISBN
0780029615
Music #
CUS010 Criterion Collection
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