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Mirch masala videorecordingproduced by N.F.D.C Ltd. ; directed by Ketan Mehta

By: Mehta, Ketan.
Contributor(s): Mehta, Ketan | Patil, Smita | Shah, Naseeruddin | Babbar, Raj | Puri, Om | National Film Development Corporation of India | Jorden Electronics (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialSeries: Cinemas of India. Publisher: New Delhi Jorden Electronics c2005Description: 1 videodisc (128 min) sd., col. 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): Women -- India -- Drama. -- -- | Rape -- India -- Drama | Tax collection -- India -- Drama. -- | Feature films -- India | Motion pictures, Indic | Abuse of administrative power | Women--Violence againstDDC classification: 791.43 Cast: Smita Patil, Naseeruddin Shah, Raj Babbar, Om Puri, Deepti Naval.Summary: In colonial India, a village woman takes refuge in a spice factory to avoid an oppressive visiting tax collector (subedar) who demands sex while her husbands is away. An aging factory guard refuses to open the doors to the tax collector's soldiers, the cowardly village men, or the subedar himself. The stage is set for a final confrontation between the woman and her would-be attacker.Summary: In Colonial India of the 1940's, a village woman takes refuge in a spice factory to avoid an oppressive visiting tax collector (subedar) who demands sex while her husbands is away. An aging factory guard refuses to open the doors to the tax collector's soldiers, the cowardly village men, or the subedar himself. The stage is set for a final confrontation between the woman and her would-be attacker.
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Catalog number: EDVD

"Pkd. 2/2005"--Container back.

Title translated into English as Spices.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.

Smita Patil, Naseeruddin Shah, Raj Babbar, Om Puri, Deepti Naval.

In colonial India, a village woman takes refuge in a spice factory to avoid an oppressive visiting tax collector (subedar) who demands sex while her husbands is away. An aging factory guard refuses to open the doors to the tax collector's soldiers, the cowardly village men, or the subedar himself. The stage is set for a final confrontation between the woman and her would-be attacker.

In Colonial India of the 1940's, a village woman takes refuge in a spice factory to avoid an oppressive visiting tax collector (subedar) who demands sex while her husbands is away. An aging factory guard refuses to open the doors to the tax collector's soldiers, the cowardly village men, or the subedar himself. The stage is set for a final confrontation between the woman and her would-be attacker.

DVD, Dolby digital 4 channel.

In Hindi with English subtitles.

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