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Shiraz: A Romance of India (Dual Format Edition) Shiraz: A Romance of India (Dual Format Edition)

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New restoration by the BFI National Archive and new score by Anoushka Shankar


New restoration by the BFI National Archive and new score by Anoushka Shankar


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Shiraz is based on the true story of the 17th century Mughal ruler Shah Jahan, his queen and the building of the world’s most beautiful monument to love, the Taj Mahal. Shot entirely in India, it features lavish costumes and gorgeous settings, including the extraordinary fort at Agra. Himansu Rai (also the film’s producer) stars as the humble potter Shiraz, who follows his childhood sweetheart Selima (Enakshi Rama Rau) when she is sold by slave traders to the future emperor. Newly restored by the BFI National Archive, and looking better than it ever has, the film also features a new score from world-renowned sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar. Shiraz is based on the true story of the 17th century Mughal ruler Shah Jahan, his queen and the building of the world’s most beautiful monument to love, the Taj Mahal. Shot entirely in India, it features lavish costumes and gorgeous settings, including the extraordinary fort at Agra. Himansu Rai (also the film’s producer) stars as the humble potter Shiraz, who follows his childhood sweetheart Selima (Enakshi Rama Rau) when she is sold by slave traders to the future emperor. Newly restored by the BFI National Archive, and looking better than it ever has, the film also features a new score from world-renowned sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar.

Extras

• Presented in High Definition and Standard Definition

• Around India with a Movie Camera (2017)

• Other extras TBC

• Fully illustrated booklet with new writing on the film and full film credits

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5035673012932
Catalogue Number BFIB1293
Subtitle A film by Franz Osten
Product contents DVD,Blu-ray
Year 1928
Director Franz Osten
Format Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) BFI
Colour b/w
Running time 116 mins

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