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DVDs DVDs | New Yorker Video | c2003 | Letterboxed version.
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Imprint
[New York] : New Yorker Video, c2003.
Edition
Letterboxed version.
Descript
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD.
Note
Primarily in Hindi (with some Urdu, Parsee and Punjabi dialogue), with optional English subtitles.
Cast
Aamir Khan, Nandita Das, Rahul Khanna, Maia Sethna.
Credits
Writer/director, Deepa Mehta ; producers, Deepa Mehta, Anne Masson ; cinematography, Giles Nuttgens ; editor, Barry Farrell ; music, A.R. Rahman.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
Based on the book Cracking India (previously published as: Ice-candy-man) by Bapsi Sidhwa.
Summary
A romantic drama set in 1947 in Lahore before India and Pakistan became independent, where Hindu, Sikh, Parsee, and Muslim share a peaceful co-existence. Events are seen from the point of view of eight-year-old Lenny, a girl from an affluent Parsee family. Lenny's nanny, Shantya, is involved with the Muslim Masseur. When a train of Muslims arrives at the local depot and all the passengers are found murdered, the various sects turn against each other, and the city is soon aflame.
Note
Special features: original theatrical trailer.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Local Note
MW, 7-06(add)
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Also known as: 1947 earth
Alt Title
Earth (Motion picture)
ISBN
1567302335
ISBN/ISSN
717119781347
Music #
NYV 78103 New Yorker Video
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