SHIRAZ (U) – 1928 India/UK/Ger 105 min

Director: Franz Osten
Stars: Himansu Rai, Charu Roy, Seeta Devi

image from filmBased on the romance between 17th-century Mughal ruler Shah Jahan and his queen, this epic silent movie retells the creation of one of the world’s most iconic structures: the Taj Mahal. image from filmAn international co-production shot entirely on location in India with an all-Indian cast, it features lavish costumes and gorgeous settings. image from filmShiraz, a humble potter’s son, follows his childhood sweetheart Selima to Agra when she’s kidnapped by slave traders and sold to the future emperor. This BFI restoration includes a score by Anoushka Shankar.

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David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Thursday 20 September 2018

Shows start at 2.30 and 7.30 pm, ticket prices £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions).
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