Shakespeare Wallah
    (2004)

    Fiction

    DVD

    Call Numbers:
    DVD/DRAMA/SHAKESPEARE
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Details

PUBLISHED
[United States] : Criterion Collection : Distributed by Home Vision Entertainment, [2004]
DESCRIPTION
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN
0780028740 SHA130
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

Originally released as a motion picture in 1965

The real-life adventures of a traveling theater group in India during the final days of English colonial rule. They try to uphold British tradition by staging Shakespearean plays but can't compete with the wildly popular Bollywood film industry

Special features: new high-definition digital transfer, enhanced for widescreen television; The Delhi Way (1964), a 45-minute documentary film by director James Ivory about the continually evolving city of Delhi; conversation with the filmmakers, part of a new series of interviews with Ismail Merchant; original theatrical trailer

Director of photography, Subrata Mitra ; editor, Amit Bose ; music, Satyajit Ray

Shashi Kapoor, Felicity Kendal, Geoffrey Kendal, Laura Liddell, Madhur Jaffrey

MPAA rating: Not rated

DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono

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