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The Resource A passage to India, Columbia Pictures presents a John Brabourne and Richard Goodwin production in association with John Heyman and Edward Sands and Home Box office, Inc. ; a David Lean film ; producers, John Brabourne, Richard Goodwin ; screenplay and directed by David Lean, (videorecording)

A passage to India, Columbia Pictures presents a John Brabourne and Richard Goodwin production in association with John Heyman and Edward Sands and Home Box office, Inc. ; a David Lean film ; producers, John Brabourne, Richard Goodwin ; screenplay and directed by David Lean, (videorecording)

Label
A passage to India
Title
A passage to India
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents a John Brabourne and Richard Goodwin production in association with John Heyman and Edward Sands and Home Box office, Inc. ; a David Lean film ; producers, John Brabourne, Richard Goodwin ; screenplay and directed by David Lean
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Awards note
  • Academy Awards, 1985: Best supporting actress (Ashcroft) ; best music, original score.
  • Golden Globe Awards, 1985: Best foreign film ; best performance by an actress, motion picture (Ashcroft) ; best original score.
Cataloging source
CUY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Ernest Day ; editor, David Lean ; music, Maurice Jarre
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rated PG
Language note
English, French and Spanish soundtracks with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish ; closed captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.P37 2000
PerformerNote
Peggy Ashcroft, Judy Davis, James Fox, Alec Guinness, Nigel Havers, Victor Banerjee
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-
  • 1908-1991
  • 1956-
  • 1939-
  • 1914-2000
  • 1949-
  • 1879-1970
  • 1923-2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brabourne, John
  • Goodwin, Richard B.
  • Lean, David
  • Ashcroft, Peggy
  • Davis, Judy
  • Fox, James
  • Guinness, Alec
  • Havers, Nigel
  • Banerjee, Victor
  • Day, Ernest
  • Jarre, Maurice
  • Forster, E. M.
  • Rama Rau, Santha
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Home Box Office (Firm)
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
164
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • India
  • Academy Awards (Motion pictures)
  • Golden Globe Awards
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A passage to India, Columbia Pictures presents a John Brabourne and Richard Goodwin production in association with John Heyman and Edward Sands and Home Box office, Inc. ; a David Lean film ; producers, John Brabourne, Richard Goodwin ; screenplay and directed by David Lean, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1984 motion picture
  • Based on the novel by E.M. Forster and the play by Santha Rama Rau
  • Special features: Reflections of David Lean ; bonus trailers ; talent files ; interactive menus ; production notes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm46843162
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (164 min.)
Isbn
9780767859868
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396058521
  • 00043396058521
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
05852
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; anamorphic widescreen presentation ; Dolby digital 2.0 surround ; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A passage to India, Columbia Pictures presents a John Brabourne and Richard Goodwin production in association with John Heyman and Edward Sands and Home Box office, Inc. ; a David Lean film ; producers, John Brabourne, Richard Goodwin ; screenplay and directed by David Lean, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1984 motion picture
  • Based on the novel by E.M. Forster and the play by Santha Rama Rau
  • Special features: Reflections of David Lean ; bonus trailers ; talent files ; interactive menus ; production notes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm46843162
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (164 min.)
Isbn
9780767859868
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396058521
  • 00043396058521
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
05852
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; anamorphic widescreen presentation ; Dolby digital 2.0 surround ; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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