About the film
india theatrical troupe
Release Date: December 01, 1965
|Production Companies||:||Merchant Ivory Productions|
|Writers||:||James Ivory, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala|
The story of a family troupe of English actors who travel around the towns and villages in India giving performances of Shakespearean plays. Through their travels we see the changing face of India as the old is replaced by the new, Maharajas become hotel owners, sports become more important than culture and the theater is replaced by Bollywood movies. Based on the travels of Geoffrey Kendal with his daughter Felicity Kendal.