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1947 [videorecording] : Earth / Eros International ; producers, Dilip Mehta, Anne Masson and Deepa Mehta.

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  • 1 copy at Berklee College of Music.

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Media Center Reserve DVD 4552 37684001063845 Media Center Desk Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 105 min.) : sd. col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Digitally remastered version.
  • Publisher: Mumbai : Eros International, c2009.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
Faculty reserve.
Material for LAHS-233 (Menon) and the Film Scoring Department.
Based on the book Cracking India by Bapsi Sidhwa.
"An epic romance, set against the blood stained canvas of partition" -- Container.
Songs : 1. Rut Aagyee re. 2. Khushboo hai tera. 3. Banno Rani. 4. Gaadi re. 5. Yeh Jo zindagi hai.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director, Deepa Mehta ; 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.
Earth is a lush and passionate film that opens in 1947, before India and Pakistan became independent. Lahore is a cosmopolitan city seen through the eyes of a group of working class friends from different religions. Metha chronicles the fate of this group and the maddening religious fervour that sweeps the region as the partition of the two countries is decided and Lahore is ceded to Pakistan.
System Details Note: DVD.
Language Note: In Hindi, with English subtitles.
Subject: Islam and politics > India > Drama.
Hinduism and politics > India > Drama.
Islam > Relations > Hinduism > Drama.
Hinduism > Relations > Islam > Drama.
Motion pictures > India
India > History > Partition, 1947 > Drama.
Genre: DVD-Video discs.

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