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The Resource Lagaan : Lagāna : once upon a time in India, a Set Pictures release ; Aamir Khan Productions ; Jhamu Sughand presents Aamir Khan Productions' ; screenplay, Ashutosh Gowariker, Kumar Dave, Sanjay Dayma ; produced by Aamir Khan ; written and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, (videorecording)

Lagaan : Lagāna : once upon a time in India, a Set Pictures release ; Aamir Khan Productions ; Jhamu Sughand presents Aamir Khan Productions' ; screenplay, Ashutosh Gowariker, Kumar Dave, Sanjay Dayma ; produced by Aamir Khan ; written and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, (videorecording)

Label
Lagaan : Lagāna : once upon a time in India
Title
Lagaan
Title remainder
Lagāna : once upon a time in India
Statement of responsibility
a Set Pictures release ; Aamir Khan Productions ; Jhamu Sughand presents Aamir Khan Productions' ; screenplay, Ashutosh Gowariker, Kumar Dave, Sanjay Dayma ; produced by Aamir Khan ; written and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker
Title variation
  • Once upon a time in India
  • Lagāna
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • hin
  • eng
  • chi
  • fre
  • kor
  • por
  • spa
  • hin
Summary
  • An arrogant British Army captain forces a bet on a group of farmers. If they can win a cricket match against the army team, they will not have to pay the tax called lagaan for three years
  • In 1890s India, villagers are forced to pay an extraordinarily high "lagaan," or land tax, to their British rulers. A military commander offers them freedom from taxation -- if they can defeat his men in a cricket match
Cataloging source
SXP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by A.R. Rahman ; lyrics, Javed Akhtar ; director of photography, Anil Mehta ; story by Ashutosh Gowariker ; editor, Ballu Saluja
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In Hindi and English with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese and Thai ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.L34 2001
PerformerNote
Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley, Paul Blackthorne, Suhasini Mulay
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gowariker, Ashutosh
  • Dave, Kumar
  • Khan, Aamir
  • Dayma, Sanjay
  • Shelley, Rachel
  • Singh, Gracy
  • Blackthorne, Paul
  • Mulay, Suhasini
  • Set Pictures (Firm)
  • Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
225
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Farmers
  • British
  • Cricket
  • Wagers
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Cricket matches
  • Double taxation
  • Anti-imperialist movements
  • Cricket matches
  • Gambling
  • Feature films
  • Foreign films
  • Motion pictures
  • Sports films
  • Video recordings
  • DVD-Video discs
  • India
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Lagaan : Lagāna : once upon a time in India, a Set Pictures release ; Aamir Khan Productions ; Jhamu Sughand presents Aamir Khan Productions' ; screenplay, Ashutosh Gowariker, Kumar Dave, Sanjay Dayma ; produced by Aamir Khan ; written and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen version (aspect ratio 2.35:1)
  • Special features: digitally mastered audio & anamorphic video ; widescreen presentation ; scene unseen ; filmographies ; interactive menus ; production notes ; scene selections
  • Booklet with notes on the film in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special feataures: Widescreen presentation -- Scene unseen -- Filographies -- Interactive menus -- Production notes -- Scene selections -- Language: English and Hindi 5.1 Dolby digital ; English and Hindi 2-channel Dolby surorund -- Subtitles: English ; French ; Spanish ; Chinese ; Korean ; Portuguese ; Thai
Control code
48861120
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 225 min.)
Isbn
9780767883603
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • UMKC: Gift purchased by the UMKC Friends of the Library.
  • UMKC: Inquire with copyright@umkc.edu about availability of public performance rights.
Other control number
043396079618
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
07961
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)48861120
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; Dolby digital, 2-channel Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Lagaan : Lagāna : once upon a time in India, a Set Pictures release ; Aamir Khan Productions ; Jhamu Sughand presents Aamir Khan Productions' ; screenplay, Ashutosh Gowariker, Kumar Dave, Sanjay Dayma ; produced by Aamir Khan ; written and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen version (aspect ratio 2.35:1)
  • Special features: digitally mastered audio & anamorphic video ; widescreen presentation ; scene unseen ; filmographies ; interactive menus ; production notes ; scene selections
  • Booklet with notes on the film in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special feataures: Widescreen presentation -- Scene unseen -- Filographies -- Interactive menus -- Production notes -- Scene selections -- Language: English and Hindi 5.1 Dolby digital ; English and Hindi 2-channel Dolby surorund -- Subtitles: English ; French ; Spanish ; Chinese ; Korean ; Portuguese ; Thai
Control code
48861120
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 225 min.)
Isbn
9780767883603
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • UMKC: Gift purchased by the UMKC Friends of the Library.
  • UMKC: Inquire with copyright@umkc.edu about availability of public performance rights.
Other control number
043396079618
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
07961
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)48861120
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; Dolby digital, 2-channel Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD

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