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The Courtesans of Bombay

1983 Rated NR 1hr 13m

Saeed Jaffrey, Zohra Segal and Kareem Samar star in director Ismail Merchant's documentary-style drama about Pavan Pool, the workplace of Bombay's performing courtesans. By day, they sing, dance and play board games with male clientele; by night, the women ply their trade in the world's oldest profession. Merchant's film offers an unvarnished glimpse of prostitution in contemporary India. Extras include the documentary Street Musicians of Bombay.

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Movie Details

Director
Ismail Merchant
Genres
Drama
Format
DVD
Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1

Subtitles

English

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.