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Uniform Title Midnight's children (Motion picture)
Title Midnight's children / FilmNation Entertainment and Noble Nomad Pictures present ; a David Hamilton/Number 9 Films production ; directed by Deepa Mehta ; produced by David Hamilton ; screenplay by Salman Rushdie ; produced by Hamilton-Mehta Midnight Productions Inc. in association with Number 9 Midnight Films
Published New York : Virgil Films & Entertainment, [2013]


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Description 1 videodisc (146 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Summary At the stroke of midnight on August 15th, 1947, as India declares independence from Great Britain, babies are being born with super powers. Two of them are switched at birth by a nurse in a Bombay hospital. And so it is that Saleem Sinai, the illegitimate child of a beggar woman, and Shiva, the only son of a wealthy couple, are fated to live the destinies meant for each other. Over the next three decades, Saleem and Shiva find themselves on opposite sides of many a conflict
Notes Based on the book by Salman Rushdie
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2012
Credits Director of photography, Giles Nuttgens ; film editor, Colin Monie ; music composed by Nitin Sawhney
Cast Satya Bhabha, Shahana Goswami, Rajat Kapoor, Seema Biswas, Shriya Saran, Siddharth, Ronit Roy, Rahul Bose, Darsheel Safary, Shabana Azmi, Charles Dance
Performer Narrator, Salman Rushdie
Notes Rating: Not rated
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen, 2.35:1 aspect ratio; 2.0 stereo. or 5.1 surround
In English, Hindi, and Urdu. Subtitles in English when non-English is spoken. Closed-captioned
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Infants switched at birth -- India -- Drama.
Social stratification -- India -- Drama.
Fate and fatalism -- Drama.
India -- History -- 1947- -- Drama.
Genre/Form Paranormal drama.
Fantasy films.
Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Author Mehta, Deepa, 1949-
Hamilton, David (David C.)
Rushdie, Salman.
Bhabha, Satya, 1983-
Goswami, Shahana.
Kapoor, Rajat.
Biswas, Seema.
Saran, Shriya.
Rushdie, Salman. Midnight's children.
FilmNation Entertainment (Firm)
Noble Nomad Pictures.
Number 9 Films.
Virgil Films.
Other Titles Title on cover: Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children