A Passage to India Poster

Release Date: August 21st, 1997

DVD Release Date: March 20th, 2001

PG|2 hr 43 min

Plot Summary
Based on the renowned E.M. Forster novel, this expansive period drama centers on the changing dynamic between British colonials and native locals in India during the 1920s. When an outing to explore scenic caves ends in English tourist Adela Quested (Judy Davis) accusing Indian doctor Aziz Ahmed (Victor Banerjee) of rape, the incident results in a major court case, one that reinforces tensions between the British Empire and the growing movement towards Indian independence.

Cast: Judy Davis, Peggy Ashcroft, Victor Banerjee, James Fox, Alec Guinness, Nigel Havers, Richard Wilson, Antonia Pemberton

Director: David Lean

Genres: Drama

Production Co: EMI Films Ltd.

Keywords: Underdog, Friend, Doctor, Quest, Emotional