In Custody

06/09/1994
  |  Buy to Own: 06/09/1994
  |  120 min
Rated U by the BBFC

Synopsis

Ismail Merchant makes his directorial debut, after acting as producer for the successful series of James Ivory films. A college teacher takes a freelance assignment to interview an Urdu poet in India and becomes a witness to the death throws of the country's indigenous culture, under assault from ever encroaching Westernization.