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The Servant's Shirt
(Naukar Ki Kameez)

by Mani KAUL

Bathed in the 1960s atmosphere which preceded the advent of free trade, this film evokes the distinctive quality of life in India that was forged through half a century of socialist experience tinged by the Soviet Union. From the Sahib, an administrative director, living with his wife in a colonial type residence, to the alcoholic head clerk making great efforts to find a servant, to Santou and his wife wading in the water falling through their holed roof, a network of hierarchical relationships between humans is designed.

  • Titre français
    La Chemise du serviteur
  • Original title
    Naukar Ki Kameez
  • Titre international
    The Servant's Shirt
  • Scénario
    Mani Kaul, Vinod Kumar Shukla, d'après le roman de Vinod Kumar Shukla
  • Photo
    K. U. Mohanan
  • Montage
    Mani Kaul
  • Son
    Hareendranath
  • Musique
    Pushparaj Koshti
  • Interprétation
    Pankaj Sudhir Mishra, Om Praksh Dwiredi, Anu Joseph, Prem Lal
  • Production
    Infrakino
  • Distribution
    Ciné Classic
  • Support de projection
    35 mm
  • Sous-titrage
    VOSTF

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