• Such a Long Journey (1998)

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Release Date: March 24th, 2000

DVD Release Date: June 26th, 2001

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary
It's 1971, and India is engaged in the war of East Independence with Pakistan. Gustad Noble (Roshan Seth) is a banker with a wife and three children living in this tumultuous period that confronts the family with unforeseen challenges, ultimately threatening their stable home. Through adversity, Gustad learns to become a stronger man, a better husband and friend, and above all, a better father.

Cast: Roshan Seth, Soni Razdan, Om Puri, Naseeruddin Shah, Ranjit Chowdhry, Sam Dastor, Kurush Deboo, Pearl Padamsee

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Film Works

Distributors: Shooting Gallery

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Gunnarsson crams his movie with subplots from the novel and then abandons them for lack of room but Seth calibrates the stages of Gustad's journey with infallible judgement and conviction. show more

  • A cinematic treat, thanks to the well-defined supporting characters, the flawless attention to detail and a performance by the great Roshan Seth - one of the most underrated actors of his generation - which is just about perfect.

  • So rich in atmosphere it makes Western films look pale and underpopulated. show more

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