Search results for "Ismail Merchant"


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In Custody (1994) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Ismail Merchant's feature directorial debut addresses a subject close to his heart: the expressive Urdu language of Northern India, in danger of extinction as political trends ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ismail Merchant
CAST:  Shashi Kapoor  •  Om Puri  •  Shabana Azmi  •  Neena Gupta

Cotton Mary (1999) RT 36% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Mar 2001

A British family is trapped between culture, tradition, and the colonial sins of the past.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Madhur Jaffrey  •  Ismail Merchant
CAST:  Greta Scacchi  •  Madhur Jaffrey  •  James Wilby  •  Sarah Badel

The Proprietor (1996) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Apr 1997

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GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ismail Merchant
CAST:  Jeanne Moreau  •  Sean Young  •  Sam Waterston  •  Christopher Cazenove

Lumière and Company (1995)

40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière Brothers, working under conditions similar to those of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Lynch  •  Spike Lee  •  James Ivory  •  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Liv Ullmann  •  Peter Greenaway  •  Lasse Hallström  •  Bigas Luna  •  Gabriel Axel  •  Merzak Allouache  •  Patrice Leconte  •  Cédric Klapisch  •  Costa-Gavras  •  Michael Haneke  •  Theo Angelopoulos  •  Wim Wenders  •  Fernando Trueba  •  John Boorman  •  Claude Miller  •  Raymond Depardon  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Alain Corneau  •  Zhang Yimou  •  Claude Lelouch  •  Lucian Pintilie  •  Arthur Penn  •  Vicente Aranda  •  Jacques Rivette  •  Helma Sanders-Brahms  •  Youssef Chahine  •  Régis Wargnier  •  Francis Girod  •  Idrissa Ouedraogo  •  Jerry Schatzberg  •  Hugh Hudson  •  Ismail Merchant  •  Gaston Kaboré  •  Jaco Van Dormael  •  Sarah Moon  •  Nadine Trintignant  •  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Jeffe Alperi  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Ticky Holgado

The Courtesans of Bombay (1983) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Apr 2005

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DIRECTION:  Ismail Merchant
CAST:  Saeed Jaffrey  •  Kareem Samar  •  Zohra Sehgal

The Mystic Masseur (2001)

Circa 1940 in Trinidad, still a British Colony, lives Ganesh Ramseyor, of East Indian origin, along with his wife, Leela. He longs to reach out to people, especially to Hindus ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ismail Merchant
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Shakespeare Wallah (1965) RT 83% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Apr 2004

The story of a family troupe of English actors who travel around the towns and villages in India giving performances of Shakespearean plays. Through their travels we see the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Shashi Kapoor  •  Felicity Kendal  •  Geoffrey Kendal  •  Laura Liddell

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