The Jewel in the Crown. V.5. a Nation Born

United Kingdom, 1984

TV show
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India hovers between dream and nightmare. The British have departed India, the nation is gripped by terror and violence. Long repressed by colonial rule, the vicious feud between Muslim and Hindu now erupts into butchery, rioting and murder. Rated: M

Credits

co-director

Jim O'Brien

Christopher Morahan

producer

Christopher Morahan

Duration

02:29:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1984

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35955

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Adaptations

Drama

Historical films

History → India - History

History → India - History - Autonomy and independence movements

History → India - History - British occupation, 1765-1947

Literature → English literature - Film and video adaptations

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Great Britain

Television → Television series

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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