A passage to India


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Physical Desc
1 videodisc (approximately 164 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert in container
0767859863, 9780767859868


General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1984.
General Note
Based on the novel by E.M. Forster and the play by Santha Rama Rau.
General Note
Special features: Reflections of David Lean ; bonus trailers ; talent files ; interactive menus ; production notes ; scene selections.
General Note
Publisher's number: 05852.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Ernest Day ; editor, David Lean ; original music composed and conducted by Maurice Jarre, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ; costume designer, Judy Moorcroft ; production designer, John Box.
Peggy Ashcroft, Judy Davis, James Fox, Alec Guinness, Nigel Havers, Victor Banerjee, Richard Wilson, Michael Culver, Antonia Pemberton, Art Malik, Ann Firbank, Saeed Jaffrey, Clive Swift, Sandra Hotz.
While on a trip in 1928 to visit her son, Mrs. Moore, accompanied by her son's fiancee, is 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.
Target Audience
Rated PG.
System Details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital; widescreen presentation (aspect ratio, approx. 1.85:1).
Dialogue in English with optional soundtracks in French and Spanish and optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Academy Awards, 1984: Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Peggy Ashcroft); Best Music (Original Score) (Maurice Jarre).
Golden Globe Awards, 1985: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Peggy Ashcroft); Best Foreign Language Film (The United Kingdom); Best Original Score - Motion Picture (Maurice Jarre).

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Forster, E. M. 1., Rama Rau, S., Jarre, M., Swift, C., Banerjee, V., Havers, N., Guinness, A., Fox, J., Davis, J., Sands, E., Heyman, J., Goodwin, R. B., Brabourne, J., Lean, D., & Ashcroft, P. (2000). A passage to India . Columbia Tristar Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

E. M. 1879-1970. Forster et al.. 2000. A Passage to India. Culver City, Calif.: Columbia Tristar Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

E. M. 1879-1970. Forster et al.. A Passage to India Culver City, Calif.: Columbia Tristar Home Video, 2000.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Forster, E. M. 1879-1970., et al. A Passage to India Columbia Tristar Home Video, 2000.

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