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Author: Deepa MehtaBobby BediShabana AzmiNandita DasKulbhushan KharbandaAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : New Yorker Video, [1998]
Series: International cinema (DVD videodiscs)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Collectors edView all editions and formats
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Banned in India, this film was the first to confront lesbianism in that country. In a barren, arranged marriage to an amateur swami who seeks enlightenment through celibacy, Radha's life takes an irresistible turn when her beautiful young sister-in-law seeks to free herself from the confines of her own loveless marriage.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Foreign films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Deepa Mehta; Bobby Bedi; Shabana Azmi; Nandita Das; Kulbhushan Kharbanda; Kaleidescope Pictures.; Trial by Fire Films (Firm); Zeitgeist Films.; New Yorker Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1567302246 9781567302240
OCLC Number: 46541707
Notes: Videodisc release of a 1996 motion picture, copyright by Trial by Fire Films.
Theatrical distribution by Zeitgeist Films.
Special features: trailers, profiles, director's notes, controversy.
Credits: Cinematography, Giles Nuttgers ; music, A.R. Rahman ; editor, Barry Farrell ; executive producers, David Hamilton, Suresh Bhalla.
Performer(s): Shabana Azmi, Nandita Das, Kulbushan Kharbanda, Jaaved Jaaferi, Ranjit Chowdhry, Kushal Rekhi.
Description: 1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Series Title: International cinema (DVD videodiscs)
Responsibility: written and directed by Deepa Mehta ; produced by Bobby Bedi, Deepa Mehta ; made in association with Kaleidescope Pictures.
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Banned in India, this film was the first to confront lesbianism in that country. In a barren, arranged marriage to an amateur swami who seeks enlightenment through celibacy, Radha's life takes an irresistible turn when her beautiful young sister-in-law seeks to free herself from the confines of her own loveless marriage.

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