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Mother India (1957)

Mother India
7.9 Rating
(28 ratings)
8 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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4 months, 3 weeks 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
Accident (1), Starvation (1), Flood (1), Country Village (1), Mother Love (1), 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)
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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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