Directed By: Asif Kapadia Starring: Irrfan Khan Puru Chhibber

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Studio Platinum Disc Llc
SKU 228790796
UPC 096009774493
UPC 14 00096009774493
Format DVD
Release Date 5/29/2012
Rating Rating
Fathers And Sons
Theatrical Release
Editors Note
Note Named the Best British Film at the 2003 British Academy of Film and Television Awards, THE WARRIOR is a poignant look at the choices people are forced to make in order to survive. Irfan Khan is unforgettable as Lafcadia, a man who works as an executioner for a heartless warlord (Anupam Shyam). When a poor village is unable to pay him tribute, the warlord orders an old man to be instantly executed and the village burned and pillaged. For the first time, Lafcadia shows hesitation in carrying out his duties, and after a young girl (Sunita Sharma) shows him mystical snow-covered mountains, he considers running away with his young son (Puru Chhibber). But as he puts down his sword and seeks a peaceful, quiet life, his men (led by the stellar Aino Annuddin) are ordered to bring back his head, leading to horrific loss and a thrilling chase scene through the desert landscape of Rajasthan in India (known as the Land of Death). Part swordfighting epic, part spiritual quest, THE WARRIOR is an Eastern Western reminiscent of the films of Akira Kurosawa and Sergio Leone. Lafcadia's search for inner peace represents the conflicts that tear through the souls of all men and women, a universal desire for the beauty and simplicity of life.
Entertainment Weekly "[A] blazing feature debut, a gorgeously photographed saga..." 07/22/2005 p.55
New York Times "THE WARRIOR, with its lush imagery and sweeping score, is powerful and gripping..." 07/15/2005 p.E18
Asif Kapadia
Irrfan Khan
Puru Chhibber
Cast & Crew
Anupam Shyam - Star
Aino Annuddin - Star
Manoj Mishra - Star
Hemant Maahoar - Star
Irrfan Khan - Star
Puru Chhibber - Star
Chander Singh - Star
Sunita Sharma - Star
Mandakini Goswami - Star
Nanhe Khan - Star
Dario Marianelli - Composer
Roman Osin - Director of Photography
Tim Miller - Screenwriter
Bertrand Faivre - Producer
Asif Kapadia - Screenwriter
Asif Kapadia - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 2005
UPC 00096009774493
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 87 minutes
Color Color
Product Attributes
Video Format DVD

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