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A Passage to India [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures ; screenplay, edited and directed by David Lean ; produced by John Brabourne and Richard Goodwin.

Publication:
Burbank, CA : RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video, c 1985.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (approx. 163 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970 -- Film adaptations.
Rama Rau, Santha, 1923- -- Film adaptations.
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947 -- Drama.
Motion pictures, British.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, British.
Language:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
System Details:
VHS - NTSC
Summary:
While on a trip in 1928 to visit her son, Mrs. Moore, accompanied by her son's fiancee, becomes appalled at the treatment of the Indians by the ruling British government. Later, they befriend a native Indian who, over-stepping the accepted norms of his culture, invites the two ladies on an excursion. In a strange turn of events, he is accused of attempting to rape the young woman. What actually did happen is the central riddle of the film.
Participant:
Peggy Ashcroft, Judy Davis, James Fox, Alec Guinness, Nigel Havers and Victor Banerjee.
Credits:
Director of photography, Ernest Day ; original music composed and conducted by Maurice Jarre.
Notes:
Based on the novel by E.M. Forster and the play by Santha Rama Rau.
Originally produced as a motion picture 1984.
Contributor:
Lean, David, 1908-1991. , Director,
Braebourne, John. , Producer
Goodwin, Richard, 1934- , Producer
Ashcroft, Peggy, Dame. , Actor
Davis, Judy, 1956- , Actor
Fox, James, 1939- , Actor
Guinness, Alec, 1914-2000 , Actor
Havers, Nigel, 1949- , Actor
Banerjee, Victor. , Actor
Jarre, Maurice. , Composer
Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970. , Author
Rama Rau, Santha, 1923- , Author
Columbia Pictures Industries. , Producer
RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video (Firm) , Distributor
OCLC:
12495748
Publisher Number:
04339660485
60485 RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video
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