A Passage to India1984

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A Passage to India
Directed by:
David Lean

Released in the USA on December 14 of 1984, "A Passage to India" (also known as "Reise nach Indien", "Passaggio in India") is an Adventure/Drama film directed by David Lean, and written by David Lean (screenplay) and Santha Rama Rau (play) . Judy Davis is starring, alongside Victor Banerjee, Peggy Ashcroft, James Fox, Alec Guinness and Nigel Havers.

David Lean, the Director of "Doctor Zhivago", "Lawrence of Arabia" and "The Bridge on the River Kwai", invites you on . . .[A Passage to India]

Who directed "A Passage to India":

A Passage to India was directed by David Lean, an English director, writer, actor, and producer.

Before making A Passage to India, David Lean had directed Ryan's Daughter, released in 1970, Doctor Zhivago (1965), The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), and Summertime (1955).

When was "A Passage to India" released:

A Passage to India was first released in the United States on Friday, December 14, 1984. Also released on this day were Starman (dir. John Carpenter), Dune (dir. David Lynch), Nineteen Eighty-Four (dir. Michael Radford), and Runaway (dir. Michael Crichton). This was thirty-four (34) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, April 24, 1985 in France and on Friday, April 26, 1985 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "A Passage to India":

At the casting of A Passage to India we find Judy Davis, previously seen in Who Dares Wins (1982) and Heatwave (1982); Victor Banerjee (Ghare-Baire (1984), Doosri Dulhan (1983)); Peggy Ashcroft (Joseph Andrews (1977), Der Fußgänger (1973)) [ more... ]

  • Rashid Karapiet and Victor Banerjee, Richard Wilson also appeared in Foreign Body, released in 1986.
  • Moti Makan and Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth can be seen in Gandhi, released in 1982.
  • Moti Makan and Roshan Seth also appeared in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, released in 1984.
  • James Fox and Nigel Havers can be seen in The Whistle Blower, released in 1986.

What is the Storyline of "A Passage to India":

The film is set in the 1920s during the period of growing influence of the Indian independence movement in the British Raj. Adela Quested (Judy Davis) and Mrs. Moore (Peggy Ashcroft) sail from England to India, where Ronny Heaslop (Nigel Havers), the older woman's son and younger woman's fiancé, is the local magistrate in the provincial town of Chandrapore. Through school superintendent Richard Fielding (James Fox), the two visitors meet eccentric elderly Brahmin scholar Professor Godbole (Alec Guinness), [...]

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