In Custody (1993)

In Custody





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Anita Desai and Shahrukh Husain adapted Desai's novel for this comedy-drama about an Indian university teacher who encounters numerous hassles in his attempts to document the final writings of an ailing, alcoholic poet whom he idolizes. Score by Zakir Hussain and Ustad Sultan Khan.

Rating: PG
Genre: Art House & International, Comedy
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On DVD: Apr 19, 2005
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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I guess to really enjoy this film you would have to speak the language of Urdu to understand its poetical nuances...

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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