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Film 4 to repeat In Custody

Later this week Film 4 will again show In Custody, the 1993 film that marked the directorial debut of Ismail Merchant (as in Merchant-Ivory).

As the UK digital channel last showed the film in September last year and then again in January, this provides the perfect opportunity to re-re-run my earlier posts.

In Custody is based on Anita Desai’s poignant tale about a poet past his best and stars Shashi Kapoor and Om Puri.

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Film 4 to repeat In Custody

Next week Film 4 will repeat In Custody, the 1993 film that marked the directorial debut of Ismail Merchant (as in Merchant-Ivory).

As the UK digital channel last showed the film in September it provides the perfect opportunity to re-run some of the post I wrote about it then.

In Custody is based on Anita Desai’s poignant tale about a poet past his best and stars Shashi Kapoor and Om Puri.

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On the one hand …

A Tangle Of Wires is not a television blog.

The case for: I’ve blogged on Bengali (language and culture), books, music, exercise and enough other miscellaneous subjects to merit the tangle my blog’s name refers to.

The case against: Look! Shashi Kapoor’s on the telly!!

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