"A throw of dice": a romance of India

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Kino,
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2008.
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English
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Inspired by the gambling episode in the ancient Hindu epic the Mahabharata, this rare classic of silent cinema tells of two kings who share a passion for reckless gambling, and for the same woman. A throw of dice is the third film in a pioneering trilogy of silent films made through a unique partnership between German director Franz Osten and Indian actor-producer Himansu Rai.
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title_full "A throw of dice" [videorecording] : a romance of India / Domenico Procacci presents a Fandango production ; a silent music production produced by Tom Pearce & Nadine Luque in association with the British Film Institute ; by Niranjan Pal ; directed by F. Osten ; assisted by Alan Campbell ; supervisor in India, Himansu Rai ; scenario by W.A. Burton
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