Salaam Bombay! Movie Review 1988

Information and Film Reviews for Salaam Bombay! the Movie

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A gritty film about a child street beggar in the slums of Bombay trying to raise enough money to return to his mother's house in the country. The boy experiences every variety of gutter life imaginable, from humiliation to love. Moving and searing. Filmed on location, with actual homeless children; Nair's first feature. In Hindi with subtitles.

Distribution

Movies Unlimited, 3015 Darnell Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19154, Phone: (215)637-4444, Toll-free: 800-668-4344, Fax: (215)637-2350, Email: movies@moviesunlimited.com, URL: http://www.moviesunlimited.com

Available on VHS
Running time 114 minutes.
Originally from Indian, British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Homeless, Childhood Visions, Hard Knock Life
Screenplay
Sooni Taraporevala
Cast
Shafiq Syed, Hansa Vithal, Chanda Sharma, Nana Patekar, Aneeta Kanwar, Sarfuddin Quarassi, Raju Barnad, Raghubir Yadav
Cinematography
Sandi Sissel
Director
Mira Nair
Music
L. Subramaniam
Producer
Mirabai Films, Fil Four International

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