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Trikal (Past, Present, Future) (1985)

Set in 1961 Goa, this is a story of a rich and influential Goan family and what happens to them over a period of time. The movie is narrated in past-tense by one of the friends of the ... See full summary »

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Shyam Benegal

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Shyam Benegal (screenplay), Shyam Benegal (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leela Naidu ... Dona Maria Souzasoares
Neena Gupta ... Milagrenia
Anita Kanwar Anita Kanwar ... Sylvia (Anna's mother)
Soni Razdan ... Aurora
Dalip Tahil ... Leon Gonsalves
K.K. Raina ... Senor Lucio (Anna's father)
Kunal Kapoor ... Kapitan Ribeiro / Governor
Keith Stevenson Keith Stevenson ... Dr. Simon Pereira
Salim Ghouse
Ila Arun ... Cook
Jayant Kripalani Jayant Kripalani ... Francis
Akash Khurana Akash Khurana ... Renato (as Akash Khorana)
Lucky Ali ... Erasmo (as Maqsoom Alie)
Sushma Prakash Sushma Prakash ... Anna (as Sushama Prakash)
Sabira Merchant Sabira Merchant ... Dona Amelia
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Set in 1961 Goa, this is a story of a rich and influential Goan family and what happens to them over a period of time. The movie is narrated in past-tense by one of the friends of the family. Written by Neel V Kumar <neel@terway.com>

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Drama

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

30 August 1985 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Past, Present and Future See more »

Filming Locations:

Goa, India

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Production Co:

Blaze Film Enterprises See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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12 January 2008 | by amyn-poonaSee all my reviews

One of Shyam Benegal's finest work, this movie is about a Portugal family in Goa and their struggle to come in terms with the death of the head of the family, all amidst the backdrop of an Indian army assembled to attack and take over Goa. The movie will make you experience the Goan Portuguese culture, their lifestyle, their music (watch out for the young Remo Fernandez and Alisha Chennai in 1985), and in the end, you feel as if you have actually experienced the entire happening. The costumes, the names, the behavior of the characters are all very authentic, and one thing is for sure, the next time you are in Goa, you will pause and think for a second about its unique and diverse culture and the place it holds in the Indian history.


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