India Song is a 1975 French drama hiroshima la douleur PDF directed by Marguerite Duras. The film was followed by a sequel Son nom de Venise dans Calcutta désert in 1976. French ambassador in India in the 1930s. Growing bored with the oppressive lifestyle she leads, she begins to compulsively sleep with other men to alleviate her situation.
The film was shot at the Palais Rothschild in Boulogne. The script for India Song was based on an unproduced play which Marguerite Duras finished in July 1972. The play had been commissioned for the Royal National Theatre by Peter Hall. The film cost 254,542 francs to produce, of which 250,000 came from the CNC. Dominique Sanda was the first choice for the leading role, but dropped out and was replaced by Seyrig. India Song was shown as part of the 1975 New York Film Festival, and was shown out of competition at the 1975 Cannes Film Festival. Vincent Canby, writing for The New York Times, reviewed the film in a negative light, finding that it was aesthetically pleasing but shallow.
Canby described India Song as « no content and all style », although he felt that Seyrig’s portrayal of Anne-Marie was « marvelous to contemplate ». Movie Review – India Song – Marguerite Duras’s ‘India Song,’ a Four-Hankie Story ». Festival de Cannes – From 16 to 27 may 1975″. India Song – Cast, Reviews, Summary and Awards ».
Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma. Site does not support direct linking to search results. 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die 2012. Toute existence est souffrance, du premier cri à l’agonie: la vie ne va pas sans mal. La douleur est vive parce qu’elle perturbe : on préférerait s’en passer quand elle vient troubler la conscience et nous faire vivre les pires calamités. Mais n’est-il pas nécessaire que la conscience soit perturbée ?