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Mother India (Bharat Mata) (1957)

Mother India
7.8 Rating
(36 ratings)
8.1 IMDB rating
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Nargis Nargis
Radha
Sunil Dutt Sunil Dutt
Birju
Rajendra Kumar Rajendra Kumar
Ramu
Raaj Kumar Raaj Kumar
Shamu
Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi
Sukhilala
Jilloo Maa Jilloo Maa
Kumkum Kumkum
Champa
Chanchal Chanchal


Written by
Wajahat Mirza Wajahat Mirza
S. Ali Raza S. Ali Raza
(dialogue)


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1 year, 8 months ago at Jun 2 2:46
Intense, ambitious, armonic in every aspect, in every frame. The stubborn conservative mother is too much but she gets what her stuborness deserves, melodramatically, violently (her own loved son beats her)and sometimes ironically. Don't like the trascendent value (honor of the people, earth etc.), a little on the primitive comunism side, pre soviet (the hammer and saw are the naif symbols of the ... read more
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Release date: 14 February 1957
UPC: 675754579227
Tags: Haystack (1), Remake (1), OX (1), Local Blockbuster (1), (1), Mother Son Relationship (1), Indian (1), Honor (1), Illiteracy (1), Bangle (1), Cripple (1), Revenge (1), Old Age (1), Money Lender (1), Fire (1), Poverty (1), Exploitation (1), Accident (1), Starvation (1), Flood (1)
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“Intense, ambitious, armonic in every aspect, in every frame. The stubborn conservative mother is too much but she gets what her stuborness deserves, melodramatically, violently (her own loved son beats her)and sometimes ironically. Don't like the trascendent value (honor of the people, earth etc.), a little on the primitive comunism side, pre soviet (the hammer and saw are the naif symbols of the producers); but thereĀ“s is the energy that structures the vast meanings, inlcuding the musicals.” read more

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