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Sneak Peek a new poster and trailer supporting the upcoming Fox Searchlight British comedy-drama, "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel", directed by John Madden ("Shakespeare In Love") and written by Ol Parker.
The film is set in a home for the elderly in India, when a group of British retirees outsource their retirement to Bangalore, attracted by the less expensive and exotic locale.
They are enticed by advertisements about the newly restored 'Marigold Hotel' and given dreams of a life with leisure. But when they arrive, the retirees are forever transformed by the experience.
The film will open March 2012.
Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"...
- Michael Stevens
Jagran Film Festival 2011 to be inaugurated in Kanpur
The 2nd edition of Jagran Film Festival, the traveling film festival initiated by Jagran Prakashan will be inaugurated in Kanpur on July 9, 2011. The festival will then travel to nine other cities: Allahabad, Agra, Varanasi, Patna, Meerut, Dehradun, Lucknow, Ranchi and Jamshedpur.
The films that will be screened in the two days of the Kanpur chapter of the festival are: Radio Comes To Rampur by Asha Dutta, Sikandar by Piyush Jha, Haat: The Weekly Bazar by Seema Kapoor, Gandhi To Hitler by Rakesh Ranjan Kumar, Teesra Rasta (documentary) directed by Anwar Jamal.
There will be a Panel Discussion on Day 2 of the festival the topic for which is: “Does State Funding of Cinema restrict its reach?” Panelists in the discussion would be: Sudhir Mishra, Om Puri, Sanjay Suri, Seema Kapoor, »
2 items from 2011
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