Bombay Talkie Movie Review 1970

Information and Film Reviews for Bombay Talkie the Movie

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A bored British writer (Kendal) heads to India to gather "experiences" and becomes involved with an Indian movie actor (Kapoor). Early clash-of-cultures film from Merchant Ivory has it's dull spots; the behind-the-scenes look at the Indian film industry is more interesting than the romance.


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Available on VHS
Running time 110 minutes.
Originally from Indian.

Cast and Crew

Romantic Drama, Behind the Scenes, Producers: Merchant Ivory, Filmmaking
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Jennifer Kendal, Shashi Kapoor, Zia Mohyeddin, Aparna Sen
James Ivory
Ismail Merchant, Merchant-Ivory Productions

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