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Titles tagged with ‘India’

6 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

Masterpiece Special – Robyn Davidson television program – 1996

Masterpiece specials rely on the strength of the interviews, which can hold an audience especially if the interviewer is someone of the calibre of Andrea Stretton.

Masterpiece Special – Salman Rushdie television program – 1996

Andrea Stretton interviews Salman Rushdie, whose latest book has been written under the threat of a death sentence.

Holy Smoke feature film – 1999

Ruth Barron falls under the spell of a guru while visiting India. Her desperate family hires cult deprogrammer PJ Waters to confront Ruth.

Four Corners – Fixing Cricket television program – 2000

A Walkley Award-winning documentary by Liz Jackson at the height of the match-fixing controversy, exposing why it had escaped official investigation for so long.

My Mother India documentary – 2001

My Mother India provides an insight into the experience of the filmmaker’s mother as an Australian migrant married to a Sikh in India.

The Waiting City feature film – 2009

The marriage of an Australian couple hits a crisis point as they wait to finalise the adoption of a child in Kolkata, India.