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Heat and dust

James Ivory / GB, 1983 / 133 min.

James Ivory’s magnificent epic about a woman who finds herself and unravels her past is filled with lush, sensual images of India.

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Anne (Julie Christie) goes in search of answers to a mystery from long ago: her aunt Olivia (Greta Scacchi) had an affair with an Indian prince (Shashi Kapoor). When Anne becomes immersed in the overwhelming culture of India, she finds out that this past is also the key to her own future.

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Director

James Ivory

Production year

1983

Country

GB

Original title

Heat and dust

Length

133 min.

Language

English

Subtitles

NLD

Format

DCP

Part of

Eye Classics

Eye’s collection includes a wealth of classics. We screen them regularly, in various programmes. Eye now brings film history even closer with its new series Eye Classics: three classics a week, chosen by Eye's programmers. On the big screen, screened in 35mm whenever possible.

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