Bengali Night

Bengali Night

Director: Nicolas Klotz

Cast: Hugh Grant, Supriya Pathak, Shabana Azmi

     
 

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A British engineer and a young Bengali woman feel the backlash of cultural divisiveness in this uneven romantic drama. Allan (Hugh Grant) falls in love with the Gayatri (Supriya Pathak), the beautiful teenage daughter of his hostess Indira Sen (Shabana Azmi) while he recovers from an illness. When the family learns of the affair, Allan is kicked out of the house and… See more details below

Overview

A British engineer and a young Bengali woman feel the backlash of cultural divisiveness in this uneven romantic drama. Allan (Hugh Grant) falls in love with the Gayatri (Supriya Pathak), the beautiful teenage daughter of his hostess Indira Sen (Shabana Azmi) while he recovers from an illness. When the family learns of the affair, Allan is kicked out of the house and returns to a Calcutta boarding house a heartbroken man. Lucien Metz (John Hurt) is a photojournalist working for Life magazine who convinces his old friend Allan that his stay in India can only bring him further trouble and continued bad fortune.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/23/2009
UPC:
0881394107229
Original Release:
1988
Source:
Cinema Libre
Region Code:
0
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
1:55:00
Sales rank:
95,486

Special Features

Interview with producer, Philippe Diaz; Photo gallery

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Hugh Grant Allan
Supriya Pathak Gayatri
Shabana Azmi Indira Sen
John Hurt Lucien Metz
Soumitra Chatterjee Narendra Sen
Anne Brochet Guertie
Pierre-Loup Rajot Harold
Anjan Dutt Khokha
Elisabeth Perceval Norinne
Utpal Dutt The Priest
Shabana Anzi Actor

Technical Credits
Nicolas Klotz Director,Screenwriter
Jean-Claude Carrière Screenwriter
Philippe Diaz Producer
Catherine Gorne Costumes/Costume Designer
Dominique Hennequin Sound/Sound Designer
Emmanuel Machuel Cinematographer
Jean-Lou Monthieux Production Manager
Didier Naert Art Director,Production Designer
Bru Narayan Score Composer
Jean-Francois Naudon Editor
Michel Portal Score Composer
Alexandre Trauner Art Director,Production Designer

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Bengali Night
1. Introduction [:21]
2. Rude Awakening [4:50]
3. When Nights Falls on the City [4:52]
4. First Time in a Bengali Home [6:30]
5. The Lady of the House [4:31]
6. Train to the Jungle [5:42]
7. Postman's Reception [4:54]
8. A Handsome Night [5:31]
9. Language Lessons [5:43]
10. To My Guru, With Love [6:10]
11. Confession [7:23]
12. Confusion [5:01]
13. Children's Songs [8:12]
14. The Enchanted Forest [2:55]
15. Hide & Seek [6:14]
16. Cast Out [7:16]
17. The Flock of the Lost Sheep [7:13]
18. Moving On [4:10]
19. No Messages or Anything [7:21]
20. Credits [2:55]

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