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House of Women

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Synopsis

Revisiting the audition process for the character of Kanchi in Powell and Pressburger’s 1947 'Black Narcissus'. The coveted role went to actor Jean Simmons.
By auditioning only Indian ex-pat or first-generation British Asian women and non-binary individuals, Williams Gamaker re-casts a Kanchi for the 21st Century, who speaks. N/A

Details

Year
2017
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
14 mins 6 secs
Format
16mm
Director
Michelle Williams Gamaker
Producer
Joshua Llewellyn, Somebody Nobody Productions
Editor
Michelle Williams Gamaker
Screenwriter
Michelle Williams Gamaker
Director of Photography
Tom Wright
Sound
Martin Clarke (Sound recordist), Sara Pinheiro (Sonologist)
Principal Cast
Krishna Istha, Jasdeep Kandola, Tina Mander, Arunima Rajkumar, Kelly Hunter
Set Technicians
Sophie Bramley, Jay Delves
Focus Puller
Chris Connaty

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Last updated 19th October 2017