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A Passage to India

Author: David Lean; E M Forster
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1984, 2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Foreign films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fiction films
Vidéos pour handicapés auditifs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Lean; E M Forster
ISBN: 0767859863 9780767859868
OCLC Number: 63792544
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Videodisc release of the 1984 motion picture by Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.
Based on the novel "A Passage to India" by E.M. Forster.
Credits: Director, David Lean ; producers, John Brabourne, Richard Goodwin ; screenplay, David Lean ; music, Maurice Jarre.
Cast: Peggy Ashcroft, Judy Davis, James Fox, Alec Guinness, Nigel Havers, Victor Banerjee.
Awards: Academy Award winner in 1985 for Best Supporting Actress (Ashcroft); Best Original Score (Jarre)
Golden Globe winner in 1985 for Best Foreign Film; Best Original Score (Jarre); Best Supporting Actress (Ashcroft)
Target Audience: Rated PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (164 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.

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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.

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