[United States] : Criterion Collection : Distributed by Home Vision Entertainment, c2004.
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Merchant Ivory collection
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.
Shashi Kapoor, Felicity Kendal, Geoffrey Kendal, Laura Liddell, Madhur Jaffrey.
Producer, Ismail Merchant ; story & screenplay, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ; director, James Ivory ; director of photography, Subrata Mitra ; editor, Amit Bose ; music, Satyajit Ray.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
The real-life adventures of a traveling theater group in India during the final days of English colonial rule. They try to uphold British tradition by staging Shakespearean plays but can't compete with the wildly popular Bollywood film industry.
Special features: The Delhi Way (1964), a 45-minute documentary film ; conversation with the filmmakers ; interviews with Ismail Merchant ; original theatrical trailer.
SHA130 Merchant Ivory Productions