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SHIRAZ (1928)

SHIRAZ <span>(1928)</span> artwork

SHIRAZ (1928)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 98

BBFCInsight very mild threat, violence

Genre(s) Romance, Drama

Director(s) Franz Osten

Cast includes Himansu Rai, Charu Roy, Seeta Devi, Enakashi Rama Rao, Maya Devi, Profulla Kumar

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 09/01/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SHIRAZ is a silent historical romantic drama, from 1928, telling the story of the Taj Mahal at Agra. A young princess foundling, raised by a potter and loved by her adopted brother Shiraz, is sold as a slave to a Prince with whom she finds true love.

Threat

Very mild threat includes men taking a woman from her home to sell her at a slave market. A man is sentenced to death by being stepped on by an elephant but is granted freedom. A man is threatened with blinding until it is discovered he is already blind.

Violence

Very mild violence includes a man falling off a horse during an ambush and a woman seen beside a broken carriage, apparently dead but without any sight of injury.

Details

Title
SHIRAZ
Year
1928
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Pro Patria Films Ltd,BFI Video
Classified date(s)
09/01/2018
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF359281

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