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Filming India

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780195689440
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080342 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0026
Filming India

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In his interview, Indian filmmaker Mrinal Sen discusses film and filmmaking in India. He talks about his early influences, such as the neo-realism of post-war Italy and Soviet cinema of the 1920s and early 1930s. Ramin Jahanbegloo also talks to Sen about the presence of Calcutta in most of his films and the social issues that he tackled in his films.

Keywords: film; filmmaking; Mrinal Sen; early influences; neo-realism; post-war Italy; Soviet cinema; Calcutta; social issues

Chapter.  3088 words. 

Subjects: Indian Politics

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