Skip to main content

City of Joy

PG-13| 2 hr. 14 min.

Plot Summary
Farmer Hasari Pal (Om Puri) moves his family to Calcutta to start a new life. Settling in the city's poorest area (the "city of joy"), he finds Texan doctor Max (Patrick Swayze), who has been assaulted and robbed, lying in the street. Hasari takes him to his district, where the homeless and lepers live. Max becomes friends with Hasari and clinic doctor Joan (Pauline Collins), and Hasari gets a job as a rickshaw driver. Max soon plunges into his new life.

Cast: Patrick Swayze , Pauline Collins , Om Puri , Shabana Azmi , Ayesha Dharkar , Santu Chowdury , Imran Badsah Khan , Art Malik

Director: Roland Joffé

Genres: Drama

City of Joy (1992)

Release Date: April 15th, 1992|2 hr. 14 min.

watch now

similar movies

  • Eat Pray Love (2010)

  • Gandhi (1982)

  • Invictus (2009)

  • Julie & Julia (2009)

  • The Good Lie (2014)

How do you watch stuff?


How else do you watch?

Select your online providers
My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts


You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.

    Update settings