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Author: Deepa MehtaAnne MassonAamir KhanNandita DasRahul KhannaAll authors
Publisher: [Montreal, QC] : Distributed by Seville Pictures ; [Burbank, CA] : Warner Home Video ; [Vancouver, B.C.] : [Videomatica, distributor], 2005, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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EARTH is a lush and passionate film that opens in 1947, before India and Pakistan became independent. Lahore is a cosmopolitan city seen through the eyes of a group of working class friends from different religions. Metha chronicles the fate of this group and the maddening religious fervour that sweeps the region as the partition of the two countries is decided and Lahore is ceded to Pakistan.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Deepa Mehta; Anne Masson; Aamir Khan; Nandita Das; Rahul Khanna; Maia Sethna; Kitu Gidwani; Kulbushan Kharbanda; Gilles Nuttgens; A R Rahman; Bapsi Sidhwa; Cracking the Earth Films (Firm); Séville Pictures.; Warner Home Video.
OCLC Number: 587209771
Language Note: In Hindi, Urdu, Parsee and Punjabi with English subtitles or French dubbed version.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
Based on the book Cracking India (Previously published as: Ice-candy-man) by Bapsi Sidhwa.
Special features: Trailer.
Credits: Executive producers, David Hamilton, Jhamu Sughand; director of photography, Giles Nuttgens; editor, Barry Farrell; original music composed by A.R. Rahman; lyrics, Javed Akhtar; costume designer, Dolly Ahluwalia Tewari.
Performer(s): Cast: Aamir Khan, Nandita Das, Rahul Khanna, Maia Sethna, Kitu Gidwani, Kulbushan Kharbanda.
Description: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1; Full-screen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Other Titles: 1947 Earth
Responsibility: David Hamilton and Jhamu Sughand present ; a Deepa Mehta film ; written and directed by Deepa Mehta ; producers, Deepa Mehta, Anne Masson.

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EARTH is a lush and passionate film that opens in 1947, before India and Pakistan became independent. Lahore is a cosmopolitan city seen through the eyes of a group of working class friends from different religions. Metha chronicles the fate of this group and the maddening religious fervour that sweeps the region as the partition of the two countries is decided and Lahore is ceded to Pakistan.

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