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India Song (1975)

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Poetical tale of Anne-Marie Stretter, the wife of a French diplomat in India in the 1930s. At 18 she had married a French colonial administrator and went with him on posting to Savannakhet,... See full summary »

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Le vice-consul de Lahore (as Michel Lonsdale)
Mathieu Carrière ...
L'attaché d'ambassade allemand
Claude Mann ...
Michael Richardson
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Georges Crawn
Didier Flamand ...
Le jeune invité
Claude Juan ...
Le domestique / Servant
Satasinh Manila ...
Voix de la mendiante (voice)
Nicole Hiss ...
Voix intemporelle (voice)
Monique Simonet ...
Voix intemporelle (voice)
Viviane Forrester ...
Voix intemporelle (voice)
Dionys Mascolo ...
Voix intemporelle (voice)
Marguerite Duras ...
Voix intemporelle (voice)
Françoise Lebrun ...
Voix de la réception (voice)
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Voix de la réception (voice)
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Poetical tale of Anne-Marie Stretter, the wife of a French diplomat in India in the 1930s. At 18 she had married a French colonial administrator and went with him on posting to Savannakhet, Laos. There she met her second husband who took her away and for 17 years they lived in various locations in Asia. Now in Calcutta, she takes lovers to relieve the boredom in her life. Told in a highly visual style with little dialogue but a constant voice-over narrative by the different characters. Written by garykmcd

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Although set in India, the entire film was shot outside of Paris. See more »

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India song VHS-Secam video
21 May 2007 | by (France) – See all my reviews

This film was a real surprise when I discovered it in the early '90s and it became one of my favorites. I enjoyed the general slow pace of the film, its dreaminess and yet its inner violence.It's exactly what I imagine tropical climates do to influence your mood .In the same vein Marguerite Duras made "L' Amant ", a semi autobiographical film.

Anyway, you CAN find the video VHS-SECAM . I "stumbled" on it in a bookshop in Montpellier a couple of years ago. Here are the details :

India SONG Ecrit par Marguerite Duras

Entretiens Dominique Noguez Réalisation Jérôme Beaujour et Jean Mascolo Benoît Jacob Vidéo 2001


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