A Passage to India


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It is the early twenties. British Adela Quested (Judy Davis) and her likely mother-in-law Mrs. Moore (Peggy Ashcroft) have just arrived in Chandrapore, British India, to visit the unofficial fiancee Adela, Ronny Heaslop (Nigel Havers), who is the city judge is working. Adela and Mrs. Moore, who yearn for "adventures" to experience everything India has to offer, are horrified to learn when they arrive that the ruling British are not making contacts, let alone interacting with indigenous peoples. People like the Turtons, Mr. Turton (Richard Wilson), who is Ronny's superior, who opens his thumb with the thought that the Indians are a worse nation. They are more afraid to see that Ronny follows this habit and doesn't want to risk his career. At the local white club, Adela and Mrs. Moore find a like-minded Brit in the form of Richard Fielding (James Fox), a Master of College at a government college who offers a small but really ...... Show more

This is really high class movie and I really love it. I really recommend to see and put A Passage to India on the list of the best films, because A Passage to India certainly deserve it. I know it gets a lot of stick for being the mainstream popular movie, but honestly I can not think of anything wrong with the movie online. There are some scenes in this movie that I will remember them until I die. Every single performance is incredible. Not to mention that it has the best music in a movie. It doesn't happen often, but after watching A Passage to India, I was moved inside. Now, watch and enjoy :).... Show more

Directors: David Lean
Release: 1984
Duration: 164 min
IMDb Rating: 7.3