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James Ivory on Heat and Dust film

Title
James Ivory on Heat and Dust film
Genre
Interview
TX Date
21 Jan 1983
Year of production
1983
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Duration
00:13:19
Description
Interview with American director James Ivory on the latest Merchant Ivory film Heat and Dust, set in India in the 1920s British Empire period and the present day, starring Julie Christie. Also on the attraction of India and difficulties of shooting films there; commercial appeal of Merchant Ivory films; his long collaboration with producer Ismael Merchant and writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala; Merchant’s upcoming Channel 4 film Courtesans of Bombay. Female interviewer not identified.
Contributors
James Ivory
Keywords
India; Films; Directors; Colonial countries; British Empire; Film making; Heat and Dust; James Ivory; Merchant Ivory Productions; Julie Christie; Ismael Merchant; Ruth Prawer Jhabvala; Channel Four; Courtesans of Bombay

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