Search results for "Shekhar Kapur"

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Bandit Queen (1995) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Born a lower-caste girl in rural India's patriarchal society, "married" at 11, repeatedly raped and brutalized, Phooland Devi finds freedom only as an avenging warrior, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shekhar Kapur
CAST:  Seema Biswas  •  Nirmal Pandey  •  Rajesh Vivek  •  Raghuvir Yadav

Elizabeth (1998) RT 82% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 1999

The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Shekhar Kapur
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Christopher Eccleston  •  Joseph Fiennes

Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) RT 35% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Feb 2008

When Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain's invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must act to safeguard to the lives of her people.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Shekhar Kapur
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Clive Owen  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Tom Hollander

Passage (2009)

Three estranged sisters reunite one night when the oldest comes back for her two younger sisters after leaving them years before in mysterious circumstances.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shekhar Kapur
CAST:  Haley Bennett  •  Agustina Cabo  •  Pilar Calviello  •  Vikram Chatwal

New York, I Love You (2008) RT 36% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Feb 2010

New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Natalie Portman  •  Brett Ratner  •  Shunji Iwai  •  Yvan Attal  •  Shekhar Kapur  •  Allen Hughes  •  Mira Nair  •  Fatih Akin  •  Wen Jiang  •  Joshua Marston  •  Randall Balsmeyer
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Christina Ricci

The Four Feathers (2002) RT 41% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Feb 2003

The story, set in 1875, follows a British officer (Heath Ledger) who resigns his post when he learns of his regiment's plan to ship out to the Sudan for the conflict with the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Shekhar Kapur
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Wes Bentley  •  Kate Hudson  •  Djimon Hounsou

Masoom (1983) RT Audience 94%

D.K. Malhotra lives a comfortable lifestyle with his wife, Indu, and two school-going daughters, Pinky and Minni. He works in the office of an Architect. One day while the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Shekhar Kapur
CAST:  Naseeruddin Shah  •  Shabana Azmi  •  Urmila Matondkar  •  Tanuja

Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013)

Made for the Venice Film Festival's 70th anniversary, seventy filmmakers made a short film between 60 and 90 seconds long on their interpretation of the future of cinema.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  James Franco  •  Tobias Lindholm  •  Franco Piavoli  •  Julio Bressane  •  Tariq Teguia  •  Bernardo Bertolucci  •  Kim Ki-duk  •  Catherine Breillat  •  Paul Schrader  •  Atom Egoyan  •  Shekhar Kapur  •  Brillante Mendoza  •  Wang Bing  •  Amiel Courtin-Wilson  •  Amos Gitai  •  Edgar Reitz  •  Sion Sono  •  Jean-Marie Straub  •  Hong Sang-soo  •  Lav Diaz  •  Claire Denis  •  Peter Chan  •  Jia Zhangke  •  Isabel Coixet  •  Ulrich Seidl  •  Nicolás Pereda  •  Athina Rachel Tsangari  •  John Akomfrah  •  Shirin Neshat  •  João Pedro Rodrigues  •  Michele Placido  •  Salvatore Mereu  •  Jazmín López  •  Frédéric Fonteyne  •  Rama Burshtein  •  Krzysztof Zanussi  •  Pablo Trapero  •  Walter Salles  •  Pablo Larraín  •  Apichatpong Weerasethakul  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Celina Murga  •  Benoît Jacquot  •  Amit Dutta  •  Tusi Tamasese  •  Shinya Tsukamoto  •  Marcello Pietro  •  Ermanno Olmi  •  Todd Solondz  •  Giorgos Lanthimos  •  Amir Naderi  •  Karim Ainouz  •  Monte Hellman  •  Semih Kaplanoglu  •  Antonio Capuano  •  Samuel Maoz  •  Yonfan  •  Giuseppe Piccioni  •  Davide Ferrario  •  Haile Gerima  •  Teresa Villaverde  •  Jan Cvitkovič  •  Franco Maresco  •  Marlen Khutsiyev  •  Aleksey German Jr  •  Guido Lombardi  •  Andrew Wonder  •  Lluís Galter  •  Hala Abdallah  •  Luca Severi

Vishwaroopam (2013) RT Audience 82%

Vishwanathan, a Kathak dance teacher in New York, is in a rather happy marriage with Nirupama who is a nuclear oncologist. Nirupama is from a middle class family in Chennai, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kamal Hassan
CAST:  Kamal Hassan  •  Pooja Kumar  •  Andrea Jeremiah  •  Rahul Bose

Vishwaroopam 2 (2018) RT Audience 100%

RAW agent Wisam Ahmad Kashmiri prevents an al-Qaida terrorist from executing a massive attack on New York. He must now wade through further traps and conspiracies to thwart a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kamal Hassan
CAST:  Kamal Hassan  •  Rahul Bose  •  Pooja Kumar  •  Andrea Jeremiah

Nazar (1990)

Based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "The Meek One", Nazar is the saga of a Bombay-based antique dealer-cum-money lender (Shekhar Kapur), who at the age of 40, marries a woman ...  (more)

CAST:  Shekhar Kapur  •  Shambhavi Kaul  •  Surekha Sikri  •  Parvez Merchant

Ishkq in Paris (2013) RT Audience 33%

Do Ajnabi, Ek Raat, Sheher Paris. Akash (Rhehan Malliek) and Ishkq (Preity Zinta), two complete strangers, after having met on a train from Rome to Paris, end up spending the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
CAST:  Preity Zinta  •  Isabelle Adjani  •  Gaurav Chanana  •  Shekhar Kapur

Drishti (1990) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Sandhya and Nikhil have been married for eight years and live a wealthy lifestyle in Bombay, along with a daughter, Rashmi. However, their lives change when Nikhil has an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Govind Nihalani
CAST:  Dimple Kapadia  •  Shekhar Kapur  •  Irrfan Khan

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