Calcutta (1969)

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 1969-04-16
  • User Rating: 7.6/10 from 5 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 45min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Nouvelles Éditions de Films (NEF)
  • Production Country: France
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When he was cutting "Phantom India," Louis Malle found that the footage shot in Calcutta was so diverse, intense, and unforgettable that it deserved its own film. The result, released theatrically, is at times shocking—a chaotic portrait of a city engulfed in social and political turmoil.

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  • Louis Malle

    as Narrator (voice)
Editing Suzanne Baron Editor
Production Elliott Kastner Producer
Directing Louis Malle Director
Writing Louis Malle Writer
Crew Étienne Becker Cinematography