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Golden Bear
Berlin International Film Festival
Winner
Silver Bear
Berlin International Film Festival
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A breezy and beguiling study, comedy, romance, elegy.
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Shakespeare Wallah

Lizzie (Felicity Kendal) is an actress in a Shakespearean theater troupe that has seen better days. The troupe tours India to dwindling crowds who are less interested in all things British in the wake of Indian independence. When she has an affair with the Indian playboy Sanju (Shashi Kapoor), Lizzie feels the wrath of her disapproving father Tony (Geoffrey Kendal) and her mother Carla (Laura Liddell). Madhur Jaffrey plays the role of the Indian actress Manjula in this romantic drama with musical score by cinematic giant Satyajit Ray.

Played at

Ahrya Fine Arts, 12.15.17 - 12.21.17
Rated NR This film is subtitled This film is subtitled
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 122 min
Language: English, Hindi

Director: James Ivory
Cast: Felicity Kendal, Geoffrey Kendal, Madhur Jaffrey, Shashi Kapoor

Awards:
  • Nominee, Golden Bear, Berlin International Film Festival
  • Winner, Silver Bear, Berlin International Film Festival
FEATURED REVIEW: Bosley Crowther, New York Times
<span style="" >Thank goodness, "Shakespeare Wallah," the very delicate and lovely Anglo-Indian film that made such a favorable impression when it was shown at the New York Film Festival last fall, has finally found a lodging at the Baronet. It was shown there last night at a black-t...