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Matrubhoomi (A Nation Without Women)

Matrubhoomi (A Nation Without Women)

A Feature film by Manish Jha

Produced by Agat Films & Cie / Ex Nihilo

Release in France : 26/01/2005

    Synopsis

    In a rural region of India where the female populated has been decimated for years, Ramcharan desperately tries to marry off his five sons.
    Not far from there, a poor farmer hides his most precious belonging: Kalki, his ravishing16-year-old daughter.
    Alerted by one of his friends, Ramcharan buys Kalki with gold and officially weds her to his eldest son. Once the wedding is over, the young woman is obliged to accommodate the sexual needs of the five brothers and their father.

    Actors (8)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Agat Films & Cie / Ex Nihilo

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Playtime (ex Films Distribution)

    Co-productions :

    Gimages, Diaphana Films

    French distribution :

    Diaphana Films

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Photos (4)

    Full credits (8)

    Executive Producer :

    Patrick Sobelman

    Director of Photography :

    Venu Gopal

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Jérome Jouneaux, Isabelle Duvoisin

    Production Designer :

    Wasiq Khan

    Screenwriter :

    Manish Jha

    Sound Recordist :

    Resul Pookutty

    Editors :

    Shrish Kunder, Ashmith Kunder

    Music Composer :

    Salim Sulaiman

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Femininity, Misogyny

    Production language :

    Hindi

    Coproducer countries :

    India, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (India, France)

    Production year :

    2003

    French release :

    26/01/2005

    Runtime :

    1 h 38 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    107.731

    Visa issue date :

    30/03/2004

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby SRD

    Posters (2)

    Director

    Festival Selections (2)

    Istanbul Film Festival - 2004

    Istanbul Film Festival (Turkey , 2004)

    Selection

    FROM THE WORLD OF FESTIVALS