In Custody

  • 1994
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Drama

The first narrative feature directed by Ismail Merchant is a lament for the decline of a linguistic tradition, and perhaps of language in general. In this slow-moving, reflective, and compassionate film, the waning of Urdu--a Persian-influenced dialect of Hindi that was once India's most important literary language--is figured in the story of a scholar's...read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (2 Credits)
Anita Desai
Shahrukh Husain
Source (1 Credit)
Anita Desai
Producer (1 Credit)
Wahid Chowhan
Exec. Producer (2 Credits)
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Larry Pizer
Editor (1 Credit)
Musical Composer (2 Credits)
Ustad Sultan Khan
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Sawant Suresh
Costumes (1 Credit)
Lovleen Bains
Sound (2 Credits)
John Hayward
Mike Shoring

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