India Song (1975)

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    Director: Marguerite Duras

    Writer: Marguerite Duras

    Cast: Michel Lonsdale, Marguerite Duras, Mathieu Carriere, Delphine Seyrig

    Genre: Drama

    Runtime: 111 min.

    Language: French


    India, 1937. Anne-Marie Stretter is the wife of the French ambassador and leads a solitary yet privileged life in Calcutta. The tedium of her existence is relieved by numerous illicit love affairs with government officials, young men who find her an object of desire and fascination. The Vice Consul is driven insane by his love for her and, expelled from the ambassador’s palace, cries like a sick animal. Life continues for Anne-Marie Stretter, the same tedious existence…





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