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Midnight's Children [DVD]

At the stroke of midnight on August 15th, 1947, as India declares independence from Great Britain, two babies are switched at birth by a nurse in a Bombay hospital. And so it is that Saleem Sinai, the illegitimat child of a beggar woman, and Shiva, the only son of a wealthy couple, are fated to live the destinies meant for each other. Over the next three decades, Saleem and Shiva find themselves on opposite sides of many a conflict.

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2013


Format: DVD
Summary: At the stroke of midnight on August 15th, 1947, as India declares independence from Great Britain, two babies are switched at birth by a nurse in a Bombay hospital. And so it is that Saleem Sinai, the illegitimat child of a beggar woman, and Shiva, the only son of a wealthy couple, are fated to live the destinies meant for each other. Over the next three decades, Saleem and Shiva find themselves on opposite sides of many a conflict.
Title: Midnight's children [DVD] / FilmNation Entertainment and Noble Nomad Pictures present ; a David Hamilton/Number 9 Films production ; directed by Deepa Mehta ; produced by David Hamilton ; screenplay by Salman Rushdie.
Publisher Date: New York : Virgil Films & Entertainment, [2013]
Subject: Fate and fatalism -- Drama. Infants switched at birth -- India -- Drama.
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: 791.43 Mid
Oclc: 854918926
Upc: 829567094327
Bib Id: 460708

Format: DVD
Summary: At the stroke of midnight on August 15th, 1947, as India declares independence from Great Britain, two babies are switched at birth by a nurse in a Bombay hospital. And so it is that Saleem Sinai, the illegitimat child of a beggar woman, and Shiva, the only son of a wealthy couple, are fated to live the destinies meant for each other. Over the next three decades, Saleem and Shiva find themselves on opposite sides of many a conflict.
Title: Midnight's children [DVD] / FilmNation Entertainment and Noble Nomad Pictures present ; a David Hamilton/Number 9 Films production ; directed by Deepa Mehta ; produced by David Hamilton ; screenplay by Salman Rushdie.
Publisher, Date: New York : Virgil Films & Entertainment, [2013]
Description: 1 videodisc (146 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: Rating: NR.
Subjects: Fate and fatalism -- Drama.
Subjects: Infants switched at birth -- India -- Drama.
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Fiction films
Genre: Film adaptations
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Other Author: Hamilton, David
Other Author: Rushdie, Salman
Other Author: Mehta, Deepa, 1949-
Other Author: Goswami, Shahana
Other Author: Kapoor, Rajat.
Other Author: Rushdie, Salman. Midnight's children.
Other Author: Bhabha, Satya, 1983-
Other Author: FilmNation Entertainment (Firm)
Other Author: Number 9 Films
Other Author: Virgil Films (Firm)
Other Author: Noble Nomad Pictures.
Notes: Based on the book by Salman Rushdie.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2012.
Notes: Director of photography, Niles Nuttgens ; film editor, Colin Monie ; music composed by Nitin Sawhney.
Notes: Satya Bhabha, Shahana Goswami, Rajat Kapoor.
Notes: DVD, widescreen, 1.78:1; Region 1; 2.0 stereo.; 5.1 surround; NTSC.
Notes: In English, Hindi, and Urdu. Subtitles in English when non-English is spoken. Closed-captioned.
Publisher Number: 670943
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 2
Medium: [DVD]
Call Number: 791.43 Mid