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The Resource Earth, written and directed by Deepa Mehta ; producers, Deepa Mehta, Anne Masson ; Cracking the Earth Films, Inc

Earth, written and directed by Deepa Mehta ; producers, Deepa Mehta, Anne Masson ; Cracking the Earth Films, Inc

Label
Earth
Title
Earth
Statement of responsibility
written and directed by Deepa Mehta ; producers, Deepa Mehta, Anne Masson ; Cracking the Earth Films, Inc
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • hin
  • urd
  • und
  • eng
  • hin
  • hin
Summary
A romantic drama set in 1947 in Lahore before India and Pakistan became independent, where Hindu, Sikh, Parsee, and Muslim share a peaceful co-existence. Events are seen from the point of view of eight-year-old Lenny, a girl from an affluent Parsee family. Lenny's nanny, Shantya, is involved with the Muslim Masseur. When a train of Muslims arrives at the local depot and all the passengers are found murdered, the various sects turn against each other, and the city is soon aflame
Cataloging source
EHI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Giles Nuttgens ; editor, Barry Farrell ; music, A.R. Rahman
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Dialogue in Hindi, Urdu, Parsee and Punjabi with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Aamir Khan, Nandita Das, Rahul Khanna, Maia Sethna
Runtime
101
Series statement
International cinema
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Earth, written and directed by Deepa Mehta ; producers, Deepa Mehta, Anne Masson ; Cracking the Earth Films, Inc
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book Cracking India (previously published as: Ice-candy-man) by Bapsi Sidhwa
  • Features: original theatrical trailer
  • Letterboxed
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1999
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 video disc (101 min.)
Isbn
9781567302332
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
717119781347
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
NYV 78103
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm52190296
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Earth, written and directed by Deepa Mehta ; producers, Deepa Mehta, Anne Masson ; Cracking the Earth Films, Inc
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book Cracking India (previously published as: Ice-candy-man) by Bapsi Sidhwa
  • Features: original theatrical trailer
  • Letterboxed
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1999
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 video disc (101 min.)
Isbn
9781567302332
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
717119781347
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
NYV 78103
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm52190296
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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