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A Road in India
A portrait of 'the enigmatic and disturbing East' - elevated by Jack Cardiff's Technicolor cinematography
Travelogue 1938 9 mins
The sights of India as seen from the perspective of a dusty road. This portrait of 'the enigmatic and disturbing East' is big on exoticism and cliché, but Jack Cardiff's Technicolor cinematography makes for compelling viewing.
- Original title
- Road in India
- Hans M. Nieter
Somewhere in India
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