In Custody

In Custody

Director: Ismail Merchant

Cast: Ismail Merchant, Shashi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Om Puri

     
 

Anita Desai and Shahrukh Husain adapted Desai's novel for this comedy-drama about an Indian university teacher who encounters numerous hassles in his attempts to document the final writings of an ailing, alcoholic poet whom he idolizes. Score by Zakir Hussain and Ustad Sultan Khan.  See more details below

Overview

Anita Desai and Shahrukh Husain adapted Desai's novel for this comedy-drama about an Indian university teacher who encounters numerous hassles in his attempts to document the final writings of an ailing, alcoholic poet whom he idolizes. Score by Zakir Hussain and Ustad Sultan Khan.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/19/2005
UPC:
0037429202821
Original Release:
1994
Rating:
PG
Source:
Merchant Ivory
Region Code:
1
Time:
2:05:00

Special Features

New widescreen digital transfer; New video interviews with director Ismail Merchant and stars Shashi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, and Om Puri; Original theatrical trailer

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Searching for a Word / Opening Credits [3:34]
2. A Man With a Double Life [6:07]
3. Interview With a Poet [13:04]
4. Babbling Babes [6:18]
5. A Besotted Fool [5:04]
6. Master of the Gathering [6:26]
7. True Colors [5:42]
8. Recording Nur Sahib [6:09]
9. The Courage of a Jackal [6:50]
10. India's Greatest Living Poet [4:37]
11. Testing Fate [6:13]
12. A Journalistic Circus [6:03]
13. Warding Off the Evil Eye [5:56]
14. Wasted Efforts [4:47]
15. The Pains of Love [5:36]
16. Silent Instruments [6:51]
17. The Tale of the Tape [6:06]
18. An Inevitable Exchange of Ideas [5:04]
19. The Seasons Will Change [3:46]
20. New Verses on Death [7:48]
21. End Credits [2:10]

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