PG | | Adventure, Drama, Musical
The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.
15 July 2004 | Claudio Carvalho
10 | A Magnificent and Overwhelming Fairytale An Oscar Deserving
In 1893, India was a colony of England. The starving native farmers had to pay an imposed tax to the British soldiers ...
The first Bollywood production in 30 years to use synchronized sound. An Arri535 camera, brought over from Germany, was used to facilitate sync-sound recording. Most Indian films are dubbed entirely in the studio in the process known as ADR.
Jigni: She's gone.
Bhuvan: Where? Why are you glaring at me like that?
Bhuvan: What the hell have I done now?
After the first day's play, the direction of light-and-shade don't seem to correlate to the time-of-day (may be this is continuity?)
Hindi, English, Awadhi, Urdu
£91,281 (UK) (17 June 2001)
$70,147 (USA) (16 June 2002)
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