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SHIRAZ (1928)

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

SHIRAZ (1928)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 105

Release dates 04/02/2018

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

Summary 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.

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,BFI Films
Classified date(s)
19/01/2018
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF359281

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