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City of Joy (1992)

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In this drama, a wealthy American doctor learns some important lessons about life in one of the poorest cities on Earth. Max Lowe (Patrick Swayze) is a Houston surgeon who has grown weary of the bureaucracy of American medicine. When he loses a patient on the operating table, Max impulsively decides to leave America and travel to India in the hope of "finding himself." Not long after he arrives in Calcutta, Max is attacked by a group of thugs and left without money or a passport. However, a man

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Art House & International, Drama

Apr 6, 2004

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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Shows how two men experience the enhancement of their lives by caring, commitment, and community.

August 29, 2002 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

"well-intentioned but mostly bland"

July 29, 2002
Kalamazoo Gazette

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A fantastic depiction of the struggles of the Poor in Calcutta
December 6, 2008
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Tom Ericksen

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Patrick Swayze's character and story are a bit contrived, but the film is saved by Om Puri's superb performance as a fearful farmer who becomes a hero.
August 26, 2007
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