A passage to India


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Physical Desc
1 videodisc (164 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Based on the novel by E. M. Forster and the play by Santha Rama Rau.
General Note
Special features: Reflections of David Lean ; bonus trailers ; talent files ; interactive menus ; production notes ; scene selections.
General Note
Videodisc release of the 1984 motion picture by Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.
Creation/Production Credits
Screenplay, David Lean ; producers, John Brabourne, Richard Goodwin ; director/editor, David Lean ; music, Maurice Jarre.
Cast: Peggy Ashcroft, Judy Davis, James Fox, Alec Guinness, Nigel Havers, Victor Banerjee.
While on a trip in 1928 to visit her son, Mrs. Moore, accompanied by her son's fiancee, becomes 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.
Target Audience
Rated PG.
System Details
English, French and Spanish soundtracks with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish.
Winner of two Academy Awards.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Lean, D., Ashcroft, P., Davis, J., Fox, J., Guinness, A., Havers, N., Banerjee, V., Brabourne, J., Goodwin, R. B., Jarre, M., Forster, E. M. 1., & Rama Rau, S. (2011). A passage to India . Columbia Tristar Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

David Lean et al.. 2011. A Passage to India. Columbia Tristar Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

David Lean et al.. A Passage to India Columbia Tristar Home Video, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Lean, David, et al. A Passage to India Columbia Tristar Home Video, 2011.

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