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The British Empire in Color

2002 Rated NR 2hr 27m

Weaving rare color footage, eyewitness accounts and interviews, this documentary crafts an unbiased portrait of the British Empire. Milestones such as the partitioning of India, the creation of the state of Israel, the Suez crisis, black nationalism in Africa and the 1997 handover of Hong Kong are presented from multiple viewpoints, revealing Britain's role in spreading education, law and democracy, as well as racism and cultural bigotry.

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Cast: Art Malik

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; making-of featurette.