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Bhopal Express (1999)

 -  Drama  -  2 December 1999 (India)
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From producer Deepak Nayer (Buena Vista Social Club, Lost Highway) comes this powerful drama about a newlywed couple whose lives are changed during the lethal gas tragedy in Bhopal, India in 1984.

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Set against the gas tragedy in Bhopal, India in 1984, this human drama examines the irresponsible methods of large corporations and the effects of their actions on common people. The night of the tragedy, poison gas clouds from the Union Carbide factory enveloped an arc of over 20 square kilometers killing over 8,000 people in its immediate aftermath and causing multi-systemic injuries to over 500,000 residents. Lest the neighborhood community be "unduly alarmed", the siren in the factory had been switched off, adding to what would become an enduring disaster of immeasurable proportions. Adding insult to injury, researchers are finding that the future generations of the survivors will continue to suffer through chromosonal damage caused by the leak. This unforgettable story unravels through the eyes of a newlywed couple and their friends as they try to pick up the pieces in the aftermath of the catastrophe. Written by Christa Hamilton

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A very good movie, its a must see....!!!
24 March 2004 | by (Copenhagen , Denmark) – See all my reviews

I have never heard about this movie before , and by accident I donwloaded it. But now that I have seen it Iam glad that I did download it.

This movie is very well made, and all the characters play their parts very good. Especially Naseerudin Shah he is great, and makes you enjoy every single part that he is in.

The Actress in the movies is so beatiful, I have seen her in Thaksak where she had a invicible role, but in htis movie she showed all the Glamourful other Bollywood actresses that she is here for Good.When you see the movie you cant stop falling in love with her, she is so nice and innocent.

Well enough about the actress, but watch this power full movie and learn how corrupt the Companys can be cause of their own benefit.


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