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DVD005632

So Far from India

Nair, Mira. USA. 1982.

Title:
So Far from India
Found on compilation title:
Monsoon Wedding
Director:
Nair, Mira
Production Co:
Filmmakers Library, Inc.
Country:
USA
Year:
1982
Publisher:
Criterion Collection, 2009
Description:
1 videodisc of 1.   BluRay - Zone A.   viewing copy.
Feature.   50 minutes.   color.   sound.   fullscreen
Language:
English with optional English subtitles
Genre:
Documentary
Notes:
The story of Ashok Sheth, one of many Indian immigrants, who work in subway news stands in New York City. In August 1981, a film crew accompanied Ashok on his first trip back to his home town of Ahmedabad, when he returned to see his wife, Hansa, and their newly-born son. The resulting film explores the conflicts that arise in the confrontation of Indian culture with Western society.
Link to:
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