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India song

India song

Marguerite Duras / FR, 1975 / 120 min.

Delphine Seyrig stars as the bored and promiscuous wife of a French diplomat in Marguerite Dumas’s drama, which is set in 1930s Calcutta. To relieve her boredom, she starts a series of affairs. 

Details

Director

Marguerite Duras

Production year

1975

Country

FR

Original title

India song

Length

120 min.

Language

French

Subtitles

ENG

Format

DCP

Part of

Women Make Film

Last year, Eye presented the film programme Women Make Film, an alternative world history of cinema featuring women in the lead role. Women have played an important role from the early days of cinema, as cinematographers, filmmakers and sometimes also producers.

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