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still from India Song (Marguerite Duras, FR 1975)

India Song

India Song

Marguerite Duras / FR, 1975 / 120 min.

Ominous film about the impending demise of two women in colonial India. Duras' famous film inspired Ivo van Hove to create a play. “A memory of a bygone world, where images are evoked by words”, is how Van Hove described India Song.

poster India Song (Marguerite Duras, FR 1975)
Experimental film India Song by French author, feminist and filmmaker Marguerite Duras (1914-1996), set in the French embassy in Calcutta in the 1930s.

Details

Director

Marguerite Duras

Production year

1975

Country

FR

Original title

India Song

Length

120 min.

Language

French

Subtitles

ENG

Format

DCP

Part of

All About Theatre About Film

Film and theatre influence each other continuously. To celebrate that relationship between the two worlds, Eye has invited stage director Ivo van Hove and scenographer Jan Versweyveld to compile an exhibition.

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All About Theatre About Film: Antonioni Project (after Michelangelo Antonioni) (2009) © Jan Versweyveld
still from India Song (Marguerite Duras, FR 1975)
still from India Song (Marguerite Duras, FR 1975)

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