City of Joy

City of Joy (1992)

He was a man who couldn't care less... until he met a man who couldn't care more.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1992-04-15
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 106 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 12min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: TriStar Pictures
  • Production Country: France, United Kingdom
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From 106 Ratings
6.5 53%


Max Lowe is a Houston surgeon who has grown weary of the bureaucracy of American medicine. When he loses a patient on the operating table, Max impulsively decides to leave America and travel to India in the hope of finding himself. Not long after he arrives in Calcutta, Max is attacked by a group of thugs and left without money or a passport.

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    Sound Ennio Morricone Music
    Production Jake Eberts Producer
    Editing Hervé de Luze Editor
    Crew Peter Biziou Cinematography
    Directing Roland Joffé Director
    Production Roland Joffé Producer
    Editing Gerry Hambling Editor
    Camera David Appleby Still Photographer
    Writing Mark Medoff Screenplay
    Writing Dominique LaPierre Writer