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The Buddha of suburbia [videorecording] / screenplay by Hanif Kureishi & Roger Michell ; produced by Kevin Loader ; directed by Roger Michell ; BBC.

Edition:
Fullscreen ed.
Publication:
[England] : BBC Video : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc. acting as agents for 2 entertain Video Limited ; [Calif.] : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, Inc., 2008.
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (238 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Kureishi, Hanif -- Film adaptations.
East Indians -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Buddhist converts -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- Drama.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama.
Suburban life -- Drama.
Nineteen seventies -- Drama.
Motion pictures, British.
Form/Genre:
Television mini-series.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
System Details:
DVD ; dolby digital ; region 1, NTSC.
Summary:
A bureaucrat becomes a suburban guru who marries a follower with a son who's a punk rocker named Charlie Hero. Consequently, the guru's son is propelled from his bland life into a series of erotic experiences in London. Set to a backdrop of politics, fashion, music, drugs, morality and race, Karim must negotiate adolescence, a dysfunctional family and his own sexuality, as he seeks enlightenment on his own terms.
Contents:
Disc 1: episodes 1-2. Disc 2: episodes 3-4.
Participant:
Naveen Andrews, Roshan Seth, Brenda Blethyn, Steven Mackintosh, Jemma Redgrave, David Bamber, Harish Patel, Nisha K. Nayar.
Credits:
Original music by David Bowie ; editor, Kate Evans ; photography, John McGlashan.
Notes:
Aspect ratio 4:3.
From the novel by Hanif Kureishi.
"BBC Worldwide Ltd. Program."--Container.
Originally shown in four episodes on British television in 1993.
Contributor:
Michell, Roger, 1957- , Screenwriter, Director
Loader, Kevin. , Producer
Andrews, Naveen, 1971- , Actor
Seth, Roshan, 1942- , Actor
Blethyn, Brenda, 1946- , Actor
Mackintosh, Steven. , Actor
Redgrave, Jemma. , Actor
Bamber, David. , Actor
Patel, Harish, 1957- , Actor
Nayar, Nisha. , Actor
Bowie, David. , Composer
Kureishi, Hanif. , Author
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service. , Producer
BBC Worldwide Ltd. , Producer
BBC Video (Firm) , Distributor
2 Entertain (Firm) , Distributor
BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.. , Distributor
Warner Home Video (Firm). , Distributor
ISBN:
1419866753
9781419866753
OCLC:
228507789
Publisher Number:
883929014323
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