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1947 : earth / a Deepa Mehta film ; producers, Dilip Mehta, Anne Masson and Deepa Mehta ; Cracking the Earth Films, Inc.

Mehta, Deepa, 1949- (Producer, Director). Mehta, Dilip, (producer). Masson, Anne, (producer). Khan, Aamir, 1965- (actor.). Khanna, Rahul, 1972- (actor.). Das, Nandita, 1969- (actor.). Kharbanda, Kulbhushan, (actor). Gidwani, Kitu, (actor). Grover, Gulshan, (actor). Sethna, Mai, (actor). Ak̲h̲tar, Jāvīd, 1945- (lyricist.). Rahman, A. R., (composer). Sidhwa, Bapsi. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Ice-candy-man. (Added Author). Cracking the Earth Films (Firm) (Added Author). Eros International (Firm) (Added Author). Aamir Khan, Rahul Khanna, Nandita Das, Khulbhushan Kharbanda, Kitu Gidwani, Gulshan Grover, Maia Sethna. (Cast).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial DVD FIC 1947 (Text) 33946003321598 Movies . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 105 min.) : sound and color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Digitally remastered version.
  • Publisher: Mumbai : Eros International, 2014

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book Cracking India (originally, Ice-candy-man) by Bapsi Sidhwa.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
Songs : 1. Rut Aagyee re. 2. Khushboo hai tera. 3. Banno Rani. 4. Gaadi re. 5. Yeh Jo zindagi hai.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Giles Nuttgens ; music, A.R. Rahman ; lyrics, Javed Akhtar.
Participant or Performer Note:
Aamir Khan, Rahul Khanna, Nandita Das, Khulbhushan Kharbanda, Kitu Gidwani, Gulshan Grover, Maia Sethna.
Summary, etc.:
Set in the city of Lahore in 1947, this film chronicles the fate of a religiously diverse group of working-class friends during the partition of India and Pakistan.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, all region; 4:3 cinemascope aspect ratio.
Language Note:
In Hindi with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Sidhwa, Bapsi > Film adaptations.
India > History > Partition, 1947 > Drama.
Islam and politics > India > Drama.
Hinduism and politics > India > Drama.
Islam > Relations > Hinduism > Drama.
Hinduism > Relations > Islam > Drama.
Genre: Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.

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