Kama Sutra: A Tale Of Love (1996)

MIRA NAIR Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  United Kingdom/India/USA/Germany/Japan, 1996.  NDF International, Pony Canyon, Pandora Filmproduktion, Channel Four Films, Mirabai Films.  Screenplay by Helena Kriel, Mira Nair, based on the story Hand Me Downs by Wajida Tabassuh.  Cinematography by Declan Quinn.  Produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher, Mira Nair.  Music by Mychael Danna.  Production Design by Mark Friedberg.  Costume Design by Eduardo Castro.  Film…

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The Householder (1963)

JAMES IVORY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  India, 1963.  Merchant Ivory Productions.  Screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, based on her novel.  Cinematography by Subrata Mitra.  Produced by Ismail Merchant.  Music by Ali Akbar Khan.  Costume Design by Bettina Gill.  Film Editing by Raja Ram Khetle.   A struggling Bombay schoolteacher (Shashi Kapoor) is attending a wedding and tells the groom of his first…

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